Droid keeps rebooting...why??


  1. djfrost

    djfrost Well-Known Member

    i was hoping to get some help to figure out why my D1 is rebooting itself. its random...not sure why it does it...

    ROM = LFYv1.4
    Theme = WatermarkD3.3LFY1.4a
    Kernel = ChevyNo1-1.1Ghz-lowV-7slot-update (originally i had it @ ulow...but that kept rebooting more often)

    so maybe i just answered my own question...should i flash a 1.1 @ med?

    any thoughts?

    thanks in advance!!

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  2. Jedii

    Jedii Well-Known Member

    It could very well be your battery. Have you tried swapping batteries?

    I say this because your battery could simply be going bad.
  3. kratos

    kratos Back on my throne!!! VIP Member

    My Droid was doing random reboots and I found out that my battery was bad. A replacement battery fixed it just fine.

    If it's not the battery, your Droid may not like Chevy's Kernels. Maybe try a different dev's kernel.

    Kratos
  4. djfrost

    djfrost Well-Known Member

    i think you are right...i switched kernels...i am now on chevy's 1.1 med @ 1ghz...and it is running just fine.

    and i have been thinking about getting the D2 extended battery...

    thanks for the advise...
  5. kratos

    kratos Back on my throne!!! VIP Member

    Glad to hear that everything is working fine now. Enjoy your Droid.

    Kratos
  6. Jedii

    Jedii Well-Known Member

    Good catch Kratos. I didnt think to even recommend a different kernel.
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  7. Lock-N-Load

    Lock-N-Load Well-Known Member

    if our rooted and messing with kernels and getting reboots, there is a very high percentage it is the kernel. either voltage does not work for you or the kernel is a bad match for your phone.

    personally, the battery would never have entered my mind, this is classic kernel issues
  8. publicanimal

    publicanimal Well-Known Member

  9. djfrost

    djfrost Well-Known Member

    good suggestion...i am going to try some of the Slayher kernels...

    EDIT UPDATE: seems like my phone does not like any kernel over 1.1...werid...i was able to successfully flash Slayher 1.1LV v1.6...i'll run this kernel for a couple of days and see how my phone run. thanks for the idea guys!!
  10. publicanimal

    publicanimal Well-Known Member

    Not unusual. I've had some luck running 1.2 GHz kernels (now using Chevy's ULV 1.2 GHz and loving it) but I've gotten a boot loop everytime I've tried a 1.25 GHz kernel.
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