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Root Finally tried the voodoo

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  1. Toddw

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    Well I finally did it last night. I had tried many ROM/kernel combinations to get the best performance with the longest battery life. I love the looks of the Super Dark DJ05 ROM but I couldn't get a kernel to go with it to give me great battery life. I'd take it off charge about 6:30 am and it would get down to 30% usually by 12:00. I have been rooted for about a month and have been reading about voodoo alot. I finally downloaded a StupidFast voodoo kernel. It went perfectly and the battery life seems to be better. My question is should I run SetCPU and if so what settings should I try? Any other kernels I should try also? Can I just flash a new voodoo kernel over the current one? I've read that you can and I've read you've got to disable the lagfix before reflashing a kernel.
     

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    Try SetCPU if you want, I tried it once and was not impressed. You can flash voodoo kernels over voodoo kernels. If you ever want to flash a non-voodoo you just need to go into the voodoo portion of cwr and disable the lagfix first. Jt's 1/23 kernel was working great for me before I switched to 2.2 rom. It has voodoo sound implemented into it and then you just download voodoo controls from the market and it offers a major improvement when listening to music with headphones.
     
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    setcpu is fine if you need to underclock for any particular reason....but just leaving it on 100/1000 really serves no purpose as well
     
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    Toddw if you are on 2.1 OS then you wanna try the undervolted kernels from imnuts. They will give you a boost in battery life.
     
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    Actually, try SirGatez's latest. Very nice, even though it's somehow missing from saps' list. Also allows OC, though it's not on by default.
     
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    I have found a combination for my phone, may not work on all phones. I am rooted, running voodoo, running jt's 1134 voodoo kernel on the Super Dark ROM. I was looking for performance with long bettery life. I flashed the kernel about 5 hours ago and I had 62% battery. Now I'm only down to 48% after internet, recording video at a birthday party, and a few calls. That's much better than any other setup, voodoo or not. I'm also running SetCPU set at 1000/200 with screen off profile set at 400/200 to hopefully save bettery life when it's asleep. FWIW it's scoring 1688 quadrant. What does everyone think? Thanks for the insight.
     
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    Setcpu profiles do not work correctly with galaxy s. Phones just fyi....and a good idea is to not bother with quadrant. :) just enjoy the performance of the phone
     
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    I tried the Voodoo today... Now my camera doesn't work :( FC every time. On the plus, my quadrant scores doubled :)

    PS I know, it's most likely something I did wrong, or something. I'm sure the Voodoo kernel is fine, I'm not saying that...
     
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    Have you tried fix permissions and clearing cache, these 2 things usually help with fc's
     
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    Lemme give the fix perms a whirl :) I've cleared the cache a bunch of times, but never the perms.
     
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    Worked :)
     
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    Good deal :D
     
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