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[Q] Random Reboots

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15th February 2014, 04:01 PM   |  #1  
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I've looked everywhere and have yet to find a fix to resolve the Atrix 4G random reboot issue (phone reboots multiple times a day). Has anyone been able to resolve this issue? ... love the phone, but this is driving me crazy!

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15th February 2014, 05:56 PM   |  #2  
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What ROM? What kernel?

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15th February 2014, 09:32 PM   |  #3  
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15th February 2014, 09:48 PM   |  #4  
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If you're rooted, then you have full access to all system logs. I think looking at those is your only chance of figuring out why this is happening.
(Now please don't say "derp, how do I look at logs". Use forum search and google instead.)
15th February 2014, 09:55 PM   |  #5  
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Thanks for the advice, but this reboot issue is a widespread problem (as you can see with a quick google).

I had hoped that someone in this forum might know of the problem and how to resolve.

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15th February 2014, 10:00 PM   |  #6  
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I should also mention that this appears to be a radio firmware bug; the reboot problem doesn't happen in airplane mode, but does occur if wi-fi, data and airplane mode are all turned off.

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15th February 2014, 11:03 PM   |  #7  
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Hum. Maybe a radio change can help?
I recall having reboots, but they were very sporadical, like one a week or less.

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16th February 2014, 02:32 PM   |  #8  
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Some additional information:
- the frequency of reboots is very dependent on my location; in some locations reboots occur multiple times/day, other locations no reboot problem which leads me to think that this is a radio firmware problem which is triggered by protocol between phone and towers
- this appears to be a widespread problem (simply search "Atrix random reboot poll" in the XDA forums)
- I've attempted all the recommended "fixes" (factory reset, new SIM card) with no success
Any assistance would be much appreciated! Thank you.
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16th February 2014, 03:15 PM   |  #9  
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Again, did you flashed a different radio? Files are all over xda, but i'm not sure if you can flash them with a locked bootloader

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Again, did you flashed a different radio? Files are all over xda, but i'm not sure if you can flash them with a locked bootloader

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I do not have an unlocked bootloader; yes, there are many radio files out there, but those that have tried this haven't documented any success. I was hoping for some specific guidance vs. trying all permutations of radio file until I find something that works.

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