- 06-20-2012, 12:56 AM #2
- 06-20-2012, 11:06 AM #3
This really pisses me off. I feel like this phone is just a cheap rip off of the OV with a keyboard poorly attatched. I reactivated it thinking development was taking off, but obviously not. I think I'll be selling the Slider.
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- 06-20-2012, 03:50 PM #4
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Then you do something. This crap is not easy. And we are very limited to what we can do with little resources. The OV and Slider have a total different build on the inside making hard to find the drivers for it. If it pisses you off so bad then you do something about it
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- 06-20-2012, 05:36 PM #5
- 06-21-2012, 12:02 AM #6
Disclaimer: I am NOT suggesting anyone donate a Slider, merely trying to put things into perspective.
- 06-22-2012, 11:08 PM #7
- 06-23-2012, 03:42 AM #8
- 06-23-2012, 03:29 PM #9
Much of the hardware is actually the same, the only differences I remember were accelerometer (ami306 vs ami304) and there were some issues with wifi but the chipset is the same. The CPU is identical architecture-wise but it's obviously the "turbo" version clocked at 800MHz vs 600.
Bonus: newer version of Android (2.3.4 vs 2.3.3)
Last edited by drewwalton19216801; 06-23-2012 at 03:49 PM.
- 06-23-2012, 04:16 PM #10
- 06-23-2012, 05:23 PM #11
Re: ICS for Slider?
So in theory, gingerkernel for thunderc should boot on the gelato, right? Maybe needs a different commandline but that should be all.
Here's my /proc/cmdine. Looks really close to thunderc. Really really close.
mem=477M console=ttyMSM2,115200n8 androidboot.hardware=gelato androidboot.mode=n ormal androidboot.carrier=VirginMobile androidboot.bootloader=6170 uart_console= disable lge.rev=<null> recovery=off lge.reboot=reboot androidboot.baseband=msm
- 06-23-2012, 06:48 PM #12
- 06-23-2012, 06:52 PM #13
Re: ICS for Slider?
On the other hand, it may not boot at all. You should use the Slider version of GingerKernel since it already exists
- 06-23-2012, 07:02 PM #14
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- 06-23-2012, 07:29 PM #16
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- 06-24-2012, 08:44 PM #18
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- 06-25-2012, 03:16 AM #21
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- 07-08-2012, 08:06 AM #24
- 07-08-2012, 06:54 PM #25
Take your time, I'd be happier with something that works well rather than a partial working rom. In the meantime I'm gonna stick with my E739 and OV, has anyone tried disabling CPU rendering and enabling GPU instead? I got it working on CM7 and CM9 with a quick and simple edit on both of my devices, and there is a pretty huge difference in performance. I never knew the OV could run so smoothly, and I was pretty content with my E739 but now my mind is blown with the huge increase in speed performance responsiveness and all that good stuff
Why have I not seen any rom built with GPU rendering instead of CPU? I think it should definitely be looked into more, it's worth checking out. I never been more satisfied with any other phones.
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