Rooted Droid shuts itself off and goes back in time to 1969...?

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  1. RedBull

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    The only new apps that I've downloaded since reflashing the SS2.0.2 rom have been:

    Better Cut (found a wicked set of custom Carbon Fiber icons)
    Galatika Defense (haven't even played it)
    Speed Test
    Tech Buzz
    Swype Beta

    Helix Launcher was downloaded Tues am prior to first reboot/crash. I had previously tried the 2.1 launcher because I liked the 3d cube effect, but it really has issues with our Droids. That launcher was removed when I wiped.

    Wonder if the Helix Launcher might be the issue...it was the last thing I downloaded and installed on Tues when my phone first experienced this problem.
     
  2. jstafford1

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    Are you running Helix Launcher or Helix Launcher2? I can't even get HL2 to work for me. Did you get it from the market or from xda? Since it was the last thing you installed before the issue I would try unistalling, do a reboot then see if it happens again. I'm running this Helix Launcher as well on SS 2.0.3 with no issues. It could have been a bad download.
     
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    I downloaded it from the market, it was just Helix Launcher. Had the red icon. In Manage Apps, it says version 9. According to the market, it's just Helix Launcher.

    I'll uninstall, reboot, then reinstall...see if that helps. Sucks tho...all the custom icons and everything are gonna go bye bye...but if it fixes it, then it's worth it.
     
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    I tell people don't get too attatched to some things. When modding your Droid. Sooner or later you'll lose something, or have to get rid of something else. Let me know if it works out.
     
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    Well, I removed the Helix Launcher and decided to upgrade my ROM. I installed everything as it was before, so now it's wait and see time...

    Thanks for the guidance...hopefully this works out...
     
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    What's the word? Any problems after removing HL?
     
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    Just for the record, I'm running SS 2.0.3 with HelixLauncher and don't experience this time travel madness.
     
  8. LtKen

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    Sorry guys, but I have to go here....


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    I'm betting the reinstall will take care of things. I'm not sure what happened but I do know what did not exist on Dec 31st, 1969, but did exist on Jan 1st, 1970.

    Unix Time Stamp . com

    Why 5:01pm..beats me. I don't know of an app that would do that, but the reflash of the rom probably fixed it. Keep us informed!
     
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    Beat me to it! If it is a code thing I don't know why more aren't seeing the same thing though.
     
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    My initial thought was that it was a hardware thing. Clocks are usually firmware/hardware, and not part of the ROM. Cells might be different, since they get their time from the network....

    The 5:01 thing could be just the same sort of epoch fail, just a timezone corrected epoch fail...
     
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    I know this isn't cyanogen related, but I do hope its not just more weirdness spreading through the droid community. Doubtful though. All I know is some combinations just do crazy things on some droids.
     
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