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    Default [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 10/3/2013

    This is a beta release of CM9 for the Optimus Elite so please don't expect this to be 100% stable. You may get random reboots and lockups or you may not. Before flashing this rom I recommend you make a NAND backup just in case.

    What works:

    • Audio/speaker phone
    • Headset/headphones
    • Calls and texts
    • Touchscreen
    • Lights/brightness
    • Offline charging
    • External SD
    • Bluetooth
    • Wifi
    • Proximity sensor
    • Overclocking
    • Tethering using an app called "Wifi Tether for Root Users" from the play store with the settings used in F.A.Q below.
    • Mass storage
    • Camera (Finally)





    What's partially working:

    • Data (stuck on 1x but get 3g speeds. Currently setup to always show 3G)
    • NFC (NFC tags and google wallet are non-functional.)




    What's not working:

    • You tell me.





    Issues:

    you may have random reboots or lock ups or you may not.
    Google Wallet doesn't work and opening it causes nfc to not work until you do a reboot. Will fix this soon.



    F.A.Q
    Q. Do I have to format my data?
    A. If you are coming from a rom other than CM9 then yes you do but if you are just updating to a new CM9 build then no.

    Q. How do I use my external SD card to install apps on?
    A. Go to Settings>Storage>Menu button>Storage configuration>and check the box. After that you will need to reboot the phone.

    Q. What settings do I use to get tethering to work?
    A. Device-Profile: Generic ICS/JB (wlan0)
    Change Setup-Method: WEXT (ad-hoc)
    MSS clamping checked
    Routing fix checked


    Want to report a issue you are having with the rom? Then use getlogs.
    [APP] GetLogs - Get dmesg, logcat, radio, etc with one click! - xda-developers

    Will update this post later

    Change Log
    Code:
    10/3/2013
    MMS should be fixed.
    Switched to Tiny RCU
    Enabled Compaction
    Enabled tun.ko to be built.
    
    9-17-2013
    add option to disable boot animation
    Added battery bar
    Added circle battery
    Added option to center the clock in the status bar
    Added option to hide some things in the power menu
    Added hot reboot option
    Added option to change status bar transparency
    Corrected the discription in the storage options when swapping sd cards.
    
    8-30-2013
    Fixed profile crash
    Added volume up as shutter button in camera.
    Fixed video recording
    
    8-23-2013
    Fixed mic mute in the phone app
    Fixed ISO camera settings. You can now set ISO.
    Trying new values in power_profile.xml
    
    8-21-2013
    
    Camera is now fully functional but may have some glitches/bugs.
    Fixed torch.
    
    8-19-2013
    
    Fixed WiFi issue
    Fixed google maps crash
    Forgot to mention this in the last change log but-
    messages get split every 160 characters automatically.
    LED flash should work now. (Camera still doesnt take pictures)
    
    8-16-2013
    
    Started over on kernel and added the bare minimum need for ICS. This seem to improve stability.
    Ported some code from GB so that purging assets actually work in performance settings.
    Backported I/O scheduler changer from CM10 into CM9 performance settings.
    ramdisk updates.
    device tree updates.
    Removed stock music player.
    Added CM File Manager again.
    Changes to improve memory usage.
    
    6-26-2013
    
    jme: Fix unmap error (Causing system freeze)
    mm/backing-dev.c: reset bdi min_ratio in bdi_unregister()
    mm/futex: fix futex writes on archs
    mm: prevent concurrent unmap_mapping_range() on the same inode
    PM / Hibernate: Fix free_unnecessary_pages()
    migrate: don't account swapcache as shmem
    UBIFS: fix memory leak on error path
    UBIFS: fix a rare memory leak in ro to rw remounting path
    mm/page_alloc.c: prevent unending loop in __alloc_pages_slowpath()
    ext4: release page cache in ext4_mb_load_buddy error path
    jbd: fix fsync() tid wraparound bug
    ext3: Fix fs corruption when make_indexed_dir() fails
    jbd: Fix forever sleeping process in do_get_write_access()
    UBIFS: do not read flash unnecessarily
    mm: page allocator: adjust the per-cpu counter threshold when memory is low
    ftrace: Fix memory leak with function graph and cpu hotplug
    ARM: improve compiler's ability to optimize page tables
    add DM_CACHE
    bluetooth tethering (by Sqadzone)
    kernel: Prevent unnecessary rfkill event generation.
    UPDATE: various tweaks for FS [Code Aurora] --FAST!!
    Erase memory pages when empty and freed
    improve performace of memcpy
    mtd: mtdoops: skip reading initially bad blocks
    mtdoops: fix the oops_page_used array size
    mtd: sm_ftl: fix module parameter
    PM / Runtime: Use alloc_workqueue() for creating the PM workqueue
    sched: don't call task_group() many times in set_task_rq()
    Rom: added back "full" version of trebutchet  
    
    Notes: This update breaks off-line charging
    
    6-13-2013
    
    Kernel:
    
    ext4 performance patch from Eric Sandeen
    Update kgsl
    mm: several memory fix and tweaks pull from CAF  
    ashmem: fix deadlock when system is low on memory
    Switch from BFQ-v1 to BFQ-v2-r1.
    ARM: dma-mapping: free allocated page if unable to map
    ADD: Frontswap
    net sched: fix some kernel memory leaks
    Reduce timer update cycles to sync with kernel
    cgroups: introduce timer slack subsystem
    cgroups: export cgroup_iter_{start,next,end}
    mm: More Fix picked from CAF
    pids: fix a race in pid generation that causes pids to be reused immediately
    ksm: free swap when swapcache page is replaced
    ksm: annotate ksm_thread_mutex is no deadlock source
    mmap: add alignment for some variables
    vmscan: prevent background aging of anon page in no swap system
    Freezer: Fix a race during freezing of TASK_STOPPED tasks
    
    Overall you should see a performance increase.
    
    Rom:
    Added OTA updater support
    
    
    6-4-2013
    
    Small update.
    
    Kernel:
    
    Added SIO,VR,ZEN, and BFQ I/O schedulers.
    Added Lionheart,OndemandX,Intellidemand,wheatley,lazy, and Lulzactive governors.
    Other small things.
    
    Rom:
    
    Added facebook contact sync.
    (you need to clear contact storage in Settings>Apps so it can rebuild the database.)
    
    Init.d support now works.
    
    The rom and kernel are now being compiled with Linaro 4.7 toolchain
    
    5/24/2013
    
    Kernel:
    Updated KGSL
    Backported binder,lowmemorykiller,logger,timed_gpio,timed_out  put from 3.x kernel
    Backported Zcache from 3.x kernel.
    Backported cleancache from 3.x kernel
    Enabled Deadline I/O scheduler
    Increased GPU bus
    
    Rom:
    Fixed haptic feedback
    Always show 3G (for now)
    
    
    Rom/kernel:
    Fixed NFC (not tested)
    
    I'm pretty sure I left out some stuff. If i remember I'll update the list.
    
    5/7/2013
    Fixed issue with google talk and gallery force close
    RIL is much more stable.
    Added and enabled Zram driver
    Enabled KSM
    Increased read ahead
    Updated kgsl
    Reverted freed ram to fix problems with video playback.
    some other small things.
    
    You can manage KSM and Zram in performance>memory management.
    
    
    
    4/24/2013
    Fix an issue with SD cards
    Mass storage seems to be working fully now
    Battery stats now work
    Other tiny things.
    
    4/16/2013
    A couple of small fixes
    
    Added overclocking options up to 1.8GHZ stable but not
    guaranteed for all Elites. - Credit to downthemachine for his source.
    
    04/13/2013
    Reverted back to stock like setup with the sd cards.
    
    04/12/2013
    Initial release
    Gapps:
    Goo.im Downloads - Downloading gapps-ics-20120429-signed.zip


    Virgin Mobile:

    Dev-Host - VMm3s-ota-eng.phenomx4(10-3-2013).zip - The Ultimate Free File Hosting / File Sharing Service


    Sprint:

    Dev-Host - LSm3s-ota-eng.phenomx4(10-3-2013).zip - The Ultimate Free File Hosting / File Sharing Service

    Screenshots:





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    Donations:
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    Thumbs up Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 05/24/2013

    im okay with cam not working for a while... only thing that sucks is the hard reboots.. lol im going to be flashing this rom in the next 20mins.. let cha know how it goes!
    BUT PROPS ON GETTING THIS ROM GOING!!!
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 05/24/2013

    I just updated and thanks.
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    Thumbs up Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/4/2013

    works like a charm!!!!! only had on freeze up .. but of course its not a stable rom yet lol but its way better then your first release.
    good job man.


    6/6/13
    1. only issue i had was the safe mode logo on bottom right screen after flashing rom. had to re flash and then a reboot to get ride of it.
    other then that no main issues besides the reboot ( and camera) lol , but its not as bad as before
    GOOD ****
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/4/2013

    Great freaking work on this CM9 ROM. I'm really surprised there are not more people all over this ROM.
    I look foreword to a working camera....
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/4/2013

    If you are getting reboots flash this kernel. It should stablize the phone.

    https://anonfiles.com/file/6d6dcb27e...59a679851995e7
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/4/2013

    Downloading the rom now. I am assuming, since a dl link was not listed, that I don't need the gapps file, but I wanted to make sure.
    Thanks so much for this! I can't wait to see it!
    Than
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    Great job on this rom ! Can't wait till all the kinks are worked out.
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    Finally! CM9 for the OE! I'll wait until all the kinks are worked out, but I'm definitely interested in this rom!
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    How can I get the newest download if my OTA is not wanting to download the update? Is there a page that the releases are on so I can download it manually?
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    Thank you phenomx4. I just couldn't download it on my phone it wouldn't even come up with a download screen. Aside from that I like to be able to resume downloads in case I lose my connection which happens to me a lot lately. So that is probably why it wasn't wanting to download to my phone.
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    Great job!!

    I have been using it and only revert to the original firmware to use the camera. I keep both versions on a SD card and back/restore to it.

    I really appreciate your efforts!

    Jim
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    Hey phenomx4 would you happen to be able to get a page set up for the ota updates so if you can't download them through the phone you can just go to the project page that the ota would get them from? If that is possible that would be great so then it can be downloaded through the phone or through a computer.
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    Pros

    Great speeds, quality is amazing. Android software higher than normal.

    Cons

    No Camera, and profiles don't work. But i was just experimenting with them so it doesn't really affect my view on the rom. but camera function needs to be add please!!
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    I have actually noticed with almost any rom for any phone seems to not have the camera working on ics or jellybean. I haven't used a lot of phones and flashed them with ics or jellybean only 2 of them. Mostly I have flashed my optimus v lots of times and lots of the time the camera didn't work with ics or jellybean. What I am wondering is what exactly is causing this to happen? Is it that the firmware that is in the rom not compatible with the camera? Or is it that the driver for the camera isn't there and it can't connect to it due to this case? Also is there some way that there could just be some small patch that could be made for the phone that could make the camera work or something that could be done to make it work? If so that would be great. I don't really use my camera on my phone much but it would be nice for it to be there so I could use it. I heard that you can use some app to make it work that basically has its own software and design instead of using the built in camera options on the phone. If someone could put a link up that would be awesome thanks I am really enjoying the rom so far as well as the most recent update keep up the good work.
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    Hey phenomx4 i am new to this and everything i know was self taught with help from all of u. may u please telll me how to get the internet going with your rom. i just flashed it works incredible but no internet 1 x 2x or 3g thanx millions
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    Quote Originally Posted by James Chapman2 View Post
    Hey phenomx4 i am new to this and everything i know was self taught with help from all of u. may u please telll me how to get the internet going with your rom. i just flashed it works incredible but no internet 1 x 2x or 3g thanx millions
    Sorry for the late reply. Does your internet still not work?
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    U r awesome for one I was trying to flash the rombefore deleting data and dalvik I rebooted into cwm deleted data and dalvik reinstalled your rom n everything went perfect initially my apps were being uploaded into the rom and force closing with the internet problem but after I did all the necessary wipes it was good. I just learned about gapps today so now I have my play store and apps back still can't seem to theme tho I have rom toolbox pro and theme chooser but every time I install a cm9 theme I get an initial error message I have tried to uninstall reinstall and reboot as well as setting system theme but no dice other than that it's an amazing rom thanks!!!!
    Thanked by:
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/13/2013

    By the way I know its with the theme problem I'm p I'm positive beyond a shadow of a doubt it has nothing to do with your rom
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/26/2013

    When using themes you have to make sure its for your screen. For our case it's MDPI. So any of them that's for XHDPI or HDPI only wont work for our MDPI phones.

    What's the error you get. Is there a 'Apply Anyway' option?
    In Play store search for MDPI CM9 Themes, that should help.

    Sent from my LG-VM696 using Xparent Red Tapatalk 2
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/26/2013

    Thank you zack vortex did like u said n it works great
    ZackVortex likes this.
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/26/2013

    total noob question if it's OK what would happen if I tried flashing a optimus v rom to the optimus elite.
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/26/2013

    Quote Originally Posted by James Chapman2 View Post
    total noob question if it's OK what would happen if I tried flashing a optimus v rom to the optimus elite.
    You'll brick your phone.
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    Default Re: [ROM][BETA] CM9 for Virgin Mobile and Sprint 06/26/2013

    please fix camera
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