SS GB 5.00 is Ready! - 2/11/11

Discussion in 'ChevyNo1' started by ChevyNo1, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. ChevyNo1
    Offline

    ChevyNo1 Premium Member Premium Member Developer

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2009
    Messages:
    5,354
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    0
    The moment you've all been waiting for ... and here are some quick release notes as I'm running out of time!!

    And silly me - forgot to thank my testers!! You can see who they are from the first page of my testing thread.

    In particular - I want to thank yakitori who was the first and primary tester - in addition he has helped with a few other things, such as animation and graphics. And of course, creating new themes for SS, which many of you have asked for and I have no time nor talent for ;). Also - y0rk has again helped with some of the graphics. Many thanks to the two of them!!


    MOST IMPORTANT - If you have ANY issues, ie. maps not locating, market crashing, etc - RUN FIX PERMISSIONS from tools (this runs the RM version now). This will clear up many issues!!

    If your market sticks on a download - a reboot should take care of it.

    bkapps/rstapps - I made a change to what folder rstapps looks for - and it bunged a few of you up. Before running rstapps - go go /sdcard/SimplyStunning, and rename the apps folder to apps-2.3.2 .. otherwise rstapps will return immediately and have done nothing ...

    The 3G icon stays on even if wifi is enabled - will look into that.
    Longpress on camera makes it buzz many times ... camcorder will FC if you try to zoom while recording.


    1. This is now based from CM as a base - this means you will see new things that come straight from CM :) So here I give credit where credit is due.

    Noteable additions:

    Toggles (ie wireless, bluetooth, gps, sound) now present in pulldown
    Music controls on lockscreen, in addition to my screen-off controls

    2. Installing this ROM will wipe out the system partitition. Previous SS ROM's included apps in /system that caused issues when upgrading (ie flash,facebook, etc). If you are running a ROM where this app is in /system it will disappear. The exception is for the following apps:

    Flash
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Wired Tether
    Wireless Tether
    Chrome 2 Phone

    I now include these in the data partition. If you do not wipe, this will appear seamless to you. They will now reside in /data, all your settings will be there, and upgrades from the market should not fail.

    3. Networking/Filesystems - EXT2 included in the kernel - EXT3/EXT4/TUN included in ROM - NFS/NTFS available for download

    4. EL Brightness had a few bugs worked out

    5. New kernels now support compcache (and ability in ROM to turn on/off that sticks with reboot). Default setting in Tools will set compcache equal to 25% of system memory in size. You can override by entering this in a shell/terminal:

    echo 10 > /data/chevyno1/compcache - This specifies %, so in this case, 10% of system memory. Then just reboot.

    6. Overclock file now in /data/chevyno1 (rather than /system). Makes it easier to edit as /data is always writeable. This ROM defaults to 700mhz overclock. Choosing overclock in tools will max out whatever kernel you are running (unless you edit /data/chevyno1/setscaling.d1)

    7. Lockscreen timeout changed from 5 seconds to 15 seconds

    8. Throttling hack included (debatable whether it works or not - but included nonetheless - no crash in mobile networks either)

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    And the LINKS!!!


    Themed - http://chevyno1.richstevenson.com/gingerbread/5.00/SS-GB-5.00-update.zip
    Non-Themed - http://chevyno1.richstevenson.com/gingerbread/5.00/SS-GB-5.00-update-unthemed.zip

    Themed - Google Projects

    Themed - megaupload

    Themed - dropbox


    And lastly - and I HATE TO DO THIS - but I will be out of a job soon - so if you are feeling generous - it is MUCH APPRECIATED. Donate link in my sig.
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2011
  2. atticus
    Offline

    atticus New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010
    Messages:
    182
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    awesome work man. simply stunning :)
  3. UggTheThug
    Offline

    UggTheThug New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2009
    Messages:
    86
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Chesapeake Bay BABY
    First yay?

    Guess not... but SSG YAU

    sent from my offshore bank vault
  4. buckmarble
    Offline

    buckmarble Developer Theme Developer Developer

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2010
    Messages:
    1,562
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Dling now

    Sent from my Droid using DroidForums App
  5. Smoke#14
    Offline

    Smoke#14 New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2010
    Messages:
    46
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Can't wait to take this for a test drive... Thanks Chevy....
  6. HuskerStorm
    Offline

    HuskerStorm New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2009
    Messages:
    129
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Haven't got this downloaded yet but I am sure it's awesome. Sent you a quick 20 bucks chevy, it was way past due, hope it helps!
  7. Jizzylax
    Offline

    Jizzylax New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2010
    Messages:
    311
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Nice!!!!!!!
  8. ChevyNo1
    Offline

    ChevyNo1 Premium Member Premium Member Developer

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2009
    Messages:
    5,354
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Thank you so much!
  9. HuskerStorm
    Offline

    HuskerStorm New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2009
    Messages:
    129
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    No, thank YOU :)
  10. alpine
    Offline

    alpine New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2010
    Messages:
    107
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Installed over 4.96 no wipe and it's bootlooping.
  11. winner00
    Offline

    winner00 Premium Member Premium Member Developer

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2009
    Messages:
    1,112
    Likes Received:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Utah
    Its probably a good idea to wipe from froyo to gingerbread.
  12. ChevyNo1
    Offline

    ChevyNo1 Premium Member Premium Member Developer

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2009
    Messages:
    5,354
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    0
    And I think this will vary - I have installed multiple times over 4.96 and no issues here
  13. Droid66
    Offline

    Droid66 Member

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2010
    Messages:
    42
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Chevy you hit a home run with this. I love it. dancedroid
  14. Sniper_5
    Offline

    Sniper_5 New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2010
    Messages:
    485
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Manheim, PA
    Installed over UD2.5 and running absolutely amazing( no wipe) I'm loving the transitions, but I'm missing the tv animation. For some reason its one of my favorite things about the gingerbread ROM's. Any way to install this to work with your ROM? by the way, amazing job as usual. I'm glad to be back on a chevy ROM.I know it will prove reliable as has all the rest of your work. Great job!

    Sent from my DROID running SS5.0 @ 1.25Ghz
  15. ChevyNo1
    Offline

    ChevyNo1 Premium Member Premium Member Developer

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2009
    Messages:
    5,354
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Make sure that in spare parts, that window animations are set to normal - otherwise that animation goes away
  16. mikemullin6
    Offline

    mikemullin6 New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2010
    Messages:
    122
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    which CM build?

    Which CM build is this based on? CM is coming out with a new build each day, or so it seems. Are you going to attempt to keep pace with them or just update when there's something significant?

    Looking forward to flashing this tonight.
  17. davros
    Offline

    davros Premium Member Premium Member Developer

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2010
    Messages:
    2,837
    Likes Received:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Worcester MA
    Awesome work chevy! Looking forward to your new kernels my first kernel was you eclair 1.1, then my fone went on strike but now its working with your med1.25 rocking well.

    Nice touches on your GB rom

    I love the bowtie on the car home icon lol
  18. meishkov
    Offline

    meishkov New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2010
    Messages:
    957
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Oh boy, a day early. This day has finally come!!!
    dancedroid
  19. Sniper_5
    Offline

    Sniper_5 New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2010
    Messages:
    485
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Manheim, PA
    I knew I could count on your ROM to have everything and then some :) thanks for the quick reply, I'll check it out now. Once I get home I'll be sending some money your way for another job( more than) well done!

    Sent from my DROID running SS5.0@ 1.25Ghz
  20. ChevyNo1
    Offline

    ChevyNo1 Premium Member Premium Member Developer

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2009
    Messages:
    5,354
    Likes Received:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    0
    This would be based on source pulled down I would guess 4-5 days ago - and if you are aware of something significant that comes out - let me know - I do plan on keeping up with that. In addition of course I will continue to make my own additions/changes!
Search tags for this page
fotakill galaxy s4
,

fotakill.apk

,
md5 hash primary key
,
what is fotakill apk
,
what is fotakill.apk