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Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by furbearingmammal, Aug 7, 2010.
Thanks very much! I'll keep my eyes open and hope I get lucky.
Greg, the Rescue Squad would like you to post all the details you can over in the thread I started over there. Follow the link and give them some info so they can help you out.
I added the third post tonight. Just a head's up for people, it doesn't contain too much new for people who are already rooted, but it does have some information you might want to look at.
Can we get a link to see whta happened to Greg. It sounds like my jouney though I am happily living with my droid. albeit not as fast as it was on FRG10b I am now on frg22 with cyanogen and black glass theme. It has some serious lag like the first frg10b release. and now I can't us emy slingplayer! I can't even find it in the market. any suggestions
http://www.droidforums.net/forum/rescue-squad/69221-rsdlite-wont-recognize-phone.html It's still ongoing, but there's been progress. The condensed version is he got back to stock, but he says he's still rooted at the moment. I had missed a trick or two in trying to help him, but teddyearp has a lot more experience with the issue at hand than I did.
I'm guessing you're running a CyanogenMOD nightly build if you're on a CyanogenMOD FRG22 build. Please correct me if I'm wrong. If so, is the Black Glass theme ok'd for use in it? You have to be very careful with themes because they're ROM-specific, and very often different versions have to be re-themed in whole or in part. It might explain some of the lag.
I'm totally out of the loop for the anything SlingBox related, but did you have it when you upgraded to 2.2? It might not show up for 2.2 if it's not ready for it yet, and it's also possible that there's an incompatibility with the FRG22 build. It's not showing up for me either, and I'm on CM6 RC-2
I am running CM6 RC 2. okay confused again. under settings it shows I am android version 2.2 without a build number. kernel is 184.108.40.206-g103d848
Mod version cyanogenmod 6.0.0-droid RC2
build numer: FRF84B CM6 RC-2 w/ 928droid black glass. I am pretty dang sure I am running frg22 seeing 928droid sent me a file for it so I could get his sweet theme. After I got frg22 loaded I went through rommanager withoiut any problems and downloaded cyanogenmod because of your advice. I love it...my only complaint is the lag....like old frg10b update.
Have a link for easy way to reset it all to start from the very very scratch? That might be a nice additon to your awesom posts of wisdom and pearls.
CyanogenMOD 6 RC-2 is built on FRF84B source code. It's just older code, but as you can see it has a LOT more going on than FRG01B.
Did you wipe system data and cache in recovery before installing CM and Black Glass? Once you installed CM 6 you overwrote the FRG22 build, which is fine because there's no benefit to having any other build on your system before flashing a ROM.
What you should do is restore the backup you made right before you installed CM, then wipe system and data cache 2-3x each, flash CM 6 back in, install the Google Apps, make a backup, and then install Black Glass. If you notice the lag again after doing all this, roll back to before you installed the theme. If there's still lag, your phone might not like CyanogenMOD 6 RC-2. You might want to try the RC3 when it comes out or the full release when it comes out. I'm hearing some AWESOME things are in the works.
Sneak peek? A recent nightly build included a built-in equalizer for mp3 and streaming music playback. IIRC, that's not due in the stock build until Gingerbread! dancedroid
1. Thanks. Well I did wipe the data once. only once. tisk tisk tisk... However my nandroid backup failed!!! So I have no nadroid except for the state I am in now. dang rommanager killed me. Is it possible to run clockworkmod without ROMmanager?
2. when is RC-3 due to be released?
3. So for my understanding it would be futile to try and load frg10b back on with RC2 on. If I understand you it makes no difference? It seemed frg10b worked better for my phone.... bit confused...enlighten me oh wise furbearingManimal
I am saving my $ and update for a droid PRO. so I can live until then... should I use a differnt kernel. what do you use?
I have my Droid clocked close to the limit with ChevyNO1's excellent 1.1GHz ULV kernel. I had the 1.2 for a while, but it was a HOT!!!! day and my Droid overheated, so I stepped down. If you're going to play with kernels, decide if you want to go for speed or lower voltage first, and once you've found what you can run, try for the other, or if you're happy with what you have once you've found the speed/voltage, stay with it. Are you overclocked at all?
The number one rule with a CyanogenMOD release is you never ask for an ETA. It'll be done when it's done, and not a moment before. Cyanogen is a perfectionist, and many patient users benefit from this.
It wouldn't be futile to try to get FRG01B back on. It's the same as any other flash. Get the update.zip, wipe system/cache 2-3x each, and then run the update. When your phone reboots it'll be running FRG01B. You can even add Black Glass back to it at that point.
So after reading all this, I decided I wanted a Nandroid backup to have in addition to my Clockwork Recoveries that I've already made. So I twice flashed SPRecovery with ROM Manager, and rebooted into SPRecovery by holding down the x key. I went to make the simple Nandroid backup, and everything was looking good.
But now the progress bar is stuck about 3/4 of the way, and the only text in addition to the Welcome message is:
Attempting Nandroid default backup.
Do I keep waiting? I know making a backup can take a while, so I'd rather not interrupt it if it's almost done... or do I need to take corrective action?
It can take a while, especially if you have a lot of apps. Give it a few more minutes.
If it's still hanging after ten minutes (and that might be overkill for a wait), I'd assume a battery pull would set you right; just start over.
ClockworkMOD Recovery is fine, and clockwork backups are basically the same thing, but I admire your dedication to being safe.