Root free RAM after upgrading to 2.1 root [various ROM's]

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by darrenmthornton, Apr 1, 2010.

  1. darrenmthornton

    darrenmthornton Active Member
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    Has anyone noticed that available RAM has dropped dramatically after upgrading to 2.1 root? With 1.5, I typically would have around 80 mb of free RAM when there were no active apps running, and now I have usually 50 mb free. I am running Sense-able release 0.7r1, but I've also tried the official 2.1 OTA root and others, all with the same low available RAM.

    Is this necessary because 2.1 is more resource-demanding, or is there a work around to boost available RAM?
     

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  2. TheProfessional

    TheProfessional Well-Known Member
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    Where in settings are you seeing the RAM information?
     
  3. LexusBrian400

    LexusBrian400 Well-Known Member
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    I'm a drifter.. here and there.
    I noticed that also. phone runs fine though. no big deal.



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  4. jcase

    jcase Well-Known Member
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    Android 2.1 is very good at memory management, I would not worry about it. With newer roms I have gotten even the most demanding apps to run smooth.
     

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