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4th April 2012, 01:24 AM   |  #1  
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I've dusted off my NC after a few months packed away. I'm pondering loaded a new rom/kernel/whatever. Unfortunately, I haven't kept up with what's available and cool development advancements, etc. I'd appreciate some recommendations on the latest and greatest stuff. I'm currently running CM7 with Dalingrin's OC kernel that I got last June. I'd like to get something with bluetooth support (heck, for all I can remember, what I currently have supports bluetooth).

Anyway, thanks in advance for any recommendations.
4th April 2012, 02:52 PM   |  #2  
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I am dualbooting from EMMC. CM7 Mirage Kang and CM9 with Open GL. I do not update CM9 that often because it is in alternate and takes about an hour to update total. I do update when a new CM7 Mirage Kang comes out though.

Installing the dualboot setup is a breeze updating primary is a breeze too. It is just a pain for me to update alternate.
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5th April 2012, 07:41 PM   |  #3  
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Thanks. I'm curious, can you tell me what Mirage Kang is? And what does Open GL buy me? If I wasn't going to dual boot, would you recommend CM7 or CM9?
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Definitely Kang, http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1344873

CM9 isn't even officially in Beta testing yet.
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Thanks. I'm curious, can you tell me what Mirage Kang is? And what does Open GL buy me? If I wasn't going to dual boot, would you recommend CM7 or CM9?

Mirage Kang http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1344873 is just a modified build of CM7 that is updated when any useful release is released. So it's not a nightly thing. I love it!

As far as CM9 open gl, I think it has something to do with movies and such. It is not enabled by default on the CM9 nightly so I don't think it would hurt.

I would recommend CM7 Mirage Kang if you are not going to dualboot as CM9 is not really ready for prime time. I have it on mine because it is not hurting my current set up. I actually have alot more space on CM7 than I did when I wasn't dualbooting. I would recommend repartitioning so you have more space for apps and games on EMMC. I would use the 1.96gb scheme as found here http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1094371 .

Please also note that dual booting is not limited to CM7 and CM9 but it works for almost any combination. Stock, CM7, CM9, MIUI (did I spell that right) etc. So maybe run a rooted stock and CM7 on the same machine.
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6th April 2012, 07:13 PM   |  #6  
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Thanks a million, zires. I've now got myself a zippy new Mirage Kang Nook with the supercharger and everything.
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I had to come back after using this for a while and comment that the battery life is amazing compared to what I used to get. Thanks again.

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