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By mrhnet, Senior Member on 14th May 2014, 07:42 PM
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9th July 2014, 08:05 AM |#31  
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It works for setting minfrees and other tweaks. Jar patching is needed for "supercharging" oom priorities. So, v6 might say 50% Supercharged without jar patching.

yup its shows 50% supercharging.
so its working 50% only huh? without jar patching right?

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12th July 2014, 06:59 PM |#32  
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yup its shows 50% supercharging.
so its working 50% only huh? without jar patching right?

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Jar patching is needed for changing Home launcher and other oom priorities. But with xposed module mentioned in the OP, can make Home launcher stay in memory. If need other benefits of jar patching, can go ahead with it. However, setting minfrees by v6 works well even without jar patching (not that it's working only half).
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28th July 2014, 02:37 PM |#34  
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Hi, I used the app mentioned in OP to make home launcher resident, saved and forced stop xperia home so it will relaunch with new settings but still when Im in album for a little bit time or I open some apps together like viber and messaging and I press home button, home redraws!
any help?!
1st August 2014, 05:47 AM |#35  
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Hi, I used the app mentioned in OP to make home launcher resident, saved and forced stop xperia home so it will relaunch with new settings but still when Im in album for a little bit time or I open some apps together like viber and messaging and I press home button, home redraws!
any help?!

Sorry I couldn't reply earlier..

As mentioned in the OP, can see whether making Home "resident" results in oom_adj status change:

Usually Home (eg: nova launcher) stays as a HIDDEN app, so easily killed when RAM goes down..


After making it "resident", it becomes a FOREGROUND app.


*If this is not happening, maybe something wrong with Xposed module setup. If it gets killed even as a FOREGROUND app, maybe the Minfrees are set too high for the FOREGROUND app shutdown (described in the OP). Also, try Greenify to hybernate unnecessary apps. Jar patching is a another option to make Home stay in RAM.

Frankly, now I'm on custom KK ROMs without using any of the tweaks mentioned in the OP and having very good multitasking and free RAM. Available for LBL too. May as well give 'em a try :P
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23rd December 2014, 09:55 AM |#36  
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@mrhnet
Thanks for your tips
but I tried those methods with CM12 rom and non of these are working !
used to get it working with previous KK and JB roms...
even the Terminal method, it diplays "access denied" with SU granted of course !
any ideas why or how to fix it ? cause I got tired searching allover the internet and finding nothing !
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Fixed by Mr.Steve
enter that code first
Code:
chmod 666 <pathtotheminfreesysfsfile>
And then try setting the values again.
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31st December 2014, 07:44 AM |#37  
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Hi,
I'm trying to deactivate nfc service and mirrorlink since I don't use that atm, but no way....
Also if deactivated from app menu, I still have that two in memory manager that eats constantly about 80 Mb if ram...
Any tip? I don't want to completely uninstall they...maybe I need in future...
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Hi,
I'm trying to deactivate nfc service and mirrorlink since I don't use that atm, but no way....
Also if deactivated from app menu, I still have that two in memory manager that eats constantly about 80 Mb if ram...
Any tip? I don't want to completely uninstall they...maybe I need in future...

Yes, just uninstall them. Make a backup before with TB.
I uninstalled almost all Sony apps, and all the stuff I don't use (mirrorlink, nfc, throw, facebook, timescape, sony camera, albums, movies, etc.), and everything works perfectly. 323MB free RAM after boot (with some apps running in background like pushbullet, hangouts, dropbox...). Also removed a lot of Google related stuff.
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29th March 2015, 10:45 AM |#39  
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@mrhnet , I applied very aggressive values 5 ,10, 400 ,400 ,400 ,400 via minfree manager . But even if I minimise gta san andreas (uses 200mb+ ram) ,it does not get killed. Question is , why ?

I use an xperia tipo which has 404 mb of ram.
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