BB 2.1-0.4 vs BB 1.1


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  1. Jinnai

    Jinnai Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'm currently running BB 2.1-0.4 w/Live Wallpapers, but wondering if I should switch to 1.1 (or possibly another ROM?). I like the features in 2.1, but it seems to be running hotter than BB 7.5 (on average, about 18 degrees). I'm running at 1GHz, same as 7.5, but wonder if it's the Live Wallpapers. I also really miss the LED notification...anyone have any thoughts? Any help is appreciated...
     

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  2. doomedromance

    doomedromance Well-Known Member

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    BB 2.1 has the potential to have Flash 10.1 when they get it working for the Droid.
    As of right now I don't think there's really any difference since 2.1 Launcher was removed from the BB 2.1 ROM and Live wallpapers were added to the BB 2.0.1 ROM (BB1.1)

    2.0.1 ROM is running Pete's modified Smoked Glass theme
    2.1 ROM is running Pete's modified stock theme

    Basically all the 2.1 app have been added into BB1.1 along with Milestone apps
     
  3. OMJ

    OMJ Bazinga VIP Member

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    I used BB 2.1 v.4 and not having the notification led drove me nuts. I really dont see any advantage to it over BB 1.1 right now anyway.
     
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    DroidSuks Well-Known Member

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    Pete's 2.1 v.4 needs some maturation yet... fun to visit... but always nice to get back home.
     
  5. vincentp

    vincentp Well-Known Member

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    I haven't tried 0.4 yet. I can't use the phone without LED notifications, I use them for everything.
     
  6. mykd99

    mykd99 Well-Known Member

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    Running 2.1 - 0.4 now on t3hSteve's 600 MHz Kernel. It seems very stable. The only known issue is no keypad when doing a *228 programming.

    I tried other kernel's such as AdamZ's 1GHz and DroidMod's latest 1.2GHz, but they ran VERY hot and kept rebooting. Maybe it's just my phone, can't handle the heat.

    I will probably be going back to BB 2.0.1 ver. 1.1. I came from 0.7.9 which was flawless.
     
  7. slashx1896

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    Im using petes 2.1 0.4 rom and i have no problems whats so ever. Also When iget text or battery low my LED is still going off what did you guys mean by no led on his rom?
     
  8. William T Riker

    William T Riker Well-Known Member

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    the app LEDs Hack in the market got the lights back for me but only when the screen is locked, still no dice when the screen is on though. Irked me at first but I'm used to it now I'll be fine til its fixed :cool:
     
  9. Jinnai

    Jinnai Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Got it working, feeling really stupid right now....heh.
     
  10. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

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    I actually believe this is a 'feature' of 2.1, since the idea is that if your screen is on, you'll see the notifications in your bar, and not need the notification LED.

    By the way, can you elaborate on how you used LEDs hack to 'enable' LED notifications when the screen is off? I just use it to turn off my LEDs when I dock it.

    As for the ROM itself, I think it has the best implementation of live wallpapers, perhaps since it's 2.1. While LWP were smooth on DM1.0 and 2.0.1 BB ROMs, I just feel it's overall smoother on the 2.1 BB.

    By the way, the 2.1 BB ROM puts out monster benchmark numbers. When I was getting like 9.5Mflops at 1.25GHz on 2.0.1 based ROMs (running all my tasks), I'm getting 10.6 on the 2.1BB.

    No temp issues here running Chevy's kernel.
     
  11. William T Riker

    William T Riker Well-Known Member

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    Wasnt getting any led notifications with the screen on or off before I used the app. Went into settings and unchecked the disable leds top and another one in there that was checked think it was bottom then clicked lights on and it works now when the screen is off but not on. Using Chevys 1.2 kernel.
     
  12. Jinnai

    Jinnai Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Right now, running BB1.1 with DroidMod's 1.2 kernel, and enjoying it, except for the lack of Live Wallpapers...I THINK I've seen a thread somewhere on here about how to apply the LW to BB1.1, just need to dig it up again. Temps are down, battery life up, so far.
     
  13. Redflea

    Redflea Well-Known Member

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    I've tried BB 2.1 .3/.4, BB 2.01 1.1 (w/Chevy & Adamz kernels), and BB 2.01 7.8/9, and BB 7.8/9 have been the best by far for me...launching apps is noticeably faster, as is return to home, etc. All were OC at 1GHz.

    I installed 7.8, and then added the boot image and tiwlan_ko.drv from 7.9, and it's been just great since.

    I'm always trying new ROMs, but haven't found one yet that I like better... :)
     

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