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Upgrading to XWLPi

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18th August 2012, 06:06 AM   |  #1  
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I'm currently running XWLP7 firmware and there is an upgrade to xwlpi firmware.

The question I want to ask is, does anyone know anything about this firmware? I can't find any info on it at all.
Also does upgrading through mean I will lose things on my phone like Jkay framework and supercharger tweaks etc?
I've never upgraded through kies and don't know if this upgrade is worth it or not.

Any help/info would be great

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18th August 2012, 08:33 PM   |  #2  
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If your using a Custom ROM then don't update via kies, you'll end up in a boot loop...and even if you aren't , from what I've read updating via kies isn't recommended+is the firmware 4.0.4?

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18th August 2012, 10:59 PM   |  #3  
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If your using a Custom ROM then don't update via kies, you'll end up in a boot loop...and even if you aren't , from what I've read updating via kies isn't recommended+is the firmware 4.0.4?

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Thank you for your reply,

I'm not actually sure what the upgrade is I assume it's 4.0.4 but it doesn't say. It's tells me it's:
PDA: xwlpi (which I can't find any info on) phone:xwlpx. And Csc: lp2

If it is 4.0.4 is there any point? Do you what thanges are from 4.0.3?

I'm running stock Lp7 rom but with Jkay framework and a few tweaks and mods.

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From experience and what I have read, 4.0.4 is buggy and there is also the risk of the brick bug kernel so in my opinion its not worth upgrading, stay on 4.0.3 or use a custom ROM if you want 4.0.4 although there isn't much change!

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20th August 2012, 02:36 AM   |  #5  
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From experience and what I have read, 4.0.4 is buggy and there is also the risk of the brick bug kernel so in my opinion its not worth upgrading, stay on 4.0.3 or use a custom ROM if you want 4.0.4 although there isn't much change!

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cool, thanks for the advice. I'll stay with 4.0.3 and just wait for JB
20th August 2012, 03:17 AM   |  #6  
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From experience and what I have read, 4.0.4 is buggy and there is also the risk of the brick bug kernel so in my opinion its not worth upgrading, stay on 4.0.3 or use a custom ROM if you want 4.0.4 although there isn't much change!

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-Yes, 4.0.4 has a brick bug on its kernel.
-Yes, it's not worth upgrading to it only for NOOBS who can't read or ask questions.
-presently, 4.0.4 is the most stable, fastest and smoothest stock ICS firmware for galaxy SII. I've tested and reviewed it myself


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-Yes, 4.0.4 has a brick bug on its kernel.
-Yes, it's not worth upgrading to it only for NOOBS who can't read or ask questions.
-presently, 4.0.4 is the most stable, fastest and smoothest stock ICS firmware for galaxy SII. I've tested and reviewed it myself

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Thank you for your reply.

I probably wont bother upgrading as 4.1 JB for the S2 is just around the corner.....

You say it's not worth upgrading, but then you say it's the most stable, smoothest and fasted stock firmware?
It seems a little contradictory to me.........
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Thank you for your reply.

I probably wont bother upgrading as 4.1 JB for the S2 is just around the corner.....

You say it's not worth upgrading, but then you say it's the most stable, smoothest and fasted stock firmware?
It seems a little contradictory to me.........

I said it's not worth upgrading four a NOOB who can read it follow simple instructions

For other people not in the above category, it's a must have.

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In a way, he mean 4.0.4 is good, but you need to use a safe kernel instead of original samsung kernel, otherwise you're looking for trouble.
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In a way, he mean 4.0.4 is good, but you need to use a safe kernel instead of original samsung kernel, otherwise you're looking for trouble.

Cool I thought that's what he meant

I'll just hold tight for jelly bean then as I use the MHL output too much to use a custom kernel.

It's strange that Samsung have made kernels with the EMMC erase command. I wonder why they did that, there must be a reason, they're not stupid. Maybe they were trying to stop people playing around with the software..

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