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20th April 2012, 09:51 PM   |  #1  
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Im on Fb version of VB and its amazing. Only problem dies so fast, 6hrs and a full charge is gone. Any suggestions on how to fun this??

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20th April 2012, 10:05 PM   |  #2  
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It's because it utilizes Bryan's SMS KJ6 RC3 kernel. It's a known "issue" with that kernel. A couple of previous versions of that kernel had a random reboot issue. Unfortunately the "fix" (doesn't really fix the crux of the issue per Bryan but rather prevents the issue from occurring) causes the battery drain.
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Iirc, it's not rc 3 that drains the battery.. That was 0.2.0 - rc3 still has potential reboots.

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21st April 2012, 01:54 AM   |  #4  
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You are correct, sir. My bad :)

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21st April 2012, 02:02 AM   |  #5  
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Oh okay. Well thanks for the quick reply. But I think ima go back to icbinb.

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21st April 2012, 04:21 AM   |  #6  
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Oh okay. Well thanks for the quick reply. But I think ima go back to icbinb.

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Unless you use BLN, I'd say going back to icbinb is probably a good idea for stability and great battery life.
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It sounds more like something else is going on. I'm on FB's build also, w/ the same modem and kernel but my battery lasts just fine. So it isn't the rom or the kernel.

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23rd April 2012, 10:19 PM   |  #8  
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It sounds more like something else is going on. I'm on FB's build also, w/ the same modem and kernel but my battery lasts just fine. So it isn't the rom or the kernel.

Also try fix permissions in recovery.

Yup. Working on it. It's a pita...

(rather... there are some kernel issues, and some rom issues.)
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Ok, so it's the rom and the kernel. I stand corrected

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