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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Spaceprobe, Jan 9, 2013.

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    I already have the latest version of JB but this morning I got a large firmware update from Samsung. Anybody know what it is or does?
     

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    Is it XXELLA?
     
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    Looking on line I think its to do with the bricking problems some phones have had (not that i have had any problems)
     
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    It's either the multi window update or the one to fix the motherboard failure.
     
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    If its XXELLA, it addresses the Exynos Memory security flaw.

    It also provides a new Bootloader which is harder to reset the flash counter on (bad news for rooted users)

    The included Kernel is built from Samsungs Update 7 Source code which includes a fix that addresses the bad firmware on the VTU00M 0xf1 eMMC found in most 16GB S3's, causing the eMMC to fail.
     
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    Got multi window so it must be the later, thanks
     

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