First post so be nice (-: I got a Galaxy on release day from O2 UK, and have been lurking on the forums here for a few weeks. Hello! Just thought I'd share my experience here.
I've Odin-updated the phone from its stock H6 firmware to H7, H8 and now to I5. I've never applied any CSC files, so the branding is as shipped.
I didn't immediately see a problem with the market because I wasn't exactly sure what I was looking for, but by the time I'd graduated to H8 I realised that I was affected (noteably "Record It", the paid-for remote recorder for Sky+ was missing, also the ubiquitous but woefully named eBuddy).
Checked my phone yesterday (running H8) and noticed that the problem had fixed itself. "Great," thinks I, went to purchase Record It and realised that my payment method needed setting back up, didn't have my wallet and figured I'd do it later.
Got home last night, flashed up to I5, then went to buy my app and - it's disappeared again.
So, presumably with each firmware revision, it requires Google to update their database to allow the new firmware / CSC pairing? Is there anything we can do about that, or is it just a case of sitting and waiting it out each time?