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VZW GS3 Custom Kernel Experiences

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25th December 2012, 01:18 AM   |  #1  
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Hey guys,

As many of us try out the various custom kernels for the various custom ROMs, we like to share our experiences, good or bad. However the problem with doing this is that we often clutter the ROM thread with unrelated kernel talk.

So here is the perfect thread to share your experience.


ALL THAT IS ASKED OF YOU IS THAT YOU LIST THE ROM AND KERNEL AND THEIR VERSIONS IN YOUR POST AND PLEASE DO NOT POST MIRRORS... JUST LINK TO DEVELOPERS THREAD IF LINKS ARE REQUESTED

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STOCK VRBLK3

TouchWiz only

GOVERNORS: msm-dcvs, ondemand, performance, powersave, userspace

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=35777314



STOCK VRBMA2 by Beanstown106

TouchWiz only

GOVERNORS: msm-dcvs, ondemand, performance, powersave, userspace

http://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=9390288116658473017



STOCK VRBMB1

TouchWiz only

GOVERNORS: msm-dcvs, ondemand, performance, powersave, userspace

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=39552786




BMS

AOSP only

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=37595731



Deviant Kernel by ptmr3

TouchWiz only

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=38045242



DKP by decimalman

AOSP

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=40084183



Envy by Rath1on

TouchWiz & AOSP

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=35820621



Faux123 Kernel Project by faux123
Recommended App FauxClock

TouchWiz & AOSP

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=29068318



KT747 by ktoonsez
Includes KTweaker App

TouchWiz & AOSP

GOVERNORS: abyssplug, adaptive, badass, conservative, intellidemand, interactive, ktoonservative, lagfree, lazy, lulzactive, msm-dcvs, ondemand, pegasusq, performance, powersave, userspace, scary, sleepy, SLP, smartassv2, superbad, wheatley,

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=30719566



Lean Kernel by Imoyseon

TouchWiz

GOVERNORS: msm-dcvs, ondemand, interactivex

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=34636372



Ziggy471 Project by Ziggy471

TouchWiz only

http://projects.ziggy471.com/project...-sgs3-jb/files



Zeus Kernel by sbreen94

TouchWiz only

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=39571145
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25th December 2012, 01:41 AM   |  #2  
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Awesome thanks for creating this page and since I am here has anyone used faux Kernel with clean rom and if so is it better than the stock kernel when it comes to battery life?

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25th December 2012, 01:44 AM   |  #3  
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Awesome thanks for creating this page and since I am here has anyone used faux Kernel with clean rom and if so is it better than the stock kernel when it comes to battery life?

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Never heard of Faux but LK 1.2.1 is giving me wonderful battery life. First discharge cycle and only used 4% in 1hr 5min! And that was with 15 minutes of Facebooking and a few texts =)
25th December 2012, 01:48 AM   |  #4  
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Awesome thanks for creating this page and since I am here has anyone used faux Kernel with clean rom and if so is it better than the stock kernel when it comes to battery life?

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I actually used faux123 kernel over the past few days and my battery life seemed about the same, but the phone definitely ran smoother...I imagine that my battery life would have increased if I stayed on longer but I am currently testing the available kernels to see which I like better... I'm checking out KT747 now on CleanROM

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25th December 2012, 01:53 AM   |  #5  
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Let me know how it turns out. I am currently running faux123 and also agree that the battery life is about the same when used with clean rom.

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25th December 2012, 02:17 AM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by gerb45

Let me know how it turns out. I am currently running faux123 and also agree that the battery life is about the same when used with clean rom.

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I'm at 15 hours and only down to 61%, running CleanROM 5.5.1 and Faux123 with optimized settings as mentioned in the CR thread.

I usually leave my phone charging overnight but I'm going to leave it unplugged to keep tracking the amazing battery life I'm getting from this combination of ROM and kernel.

Will post a snap later....
25th December 2012, 02:39 AM   |  #7  
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Kernel w/ CleanROM 5.5.2
I recently installed CleanROM 5.5.2 (has the patch). I had been running Synergy and, although I wasn't displeased with it, I just had some extra time - thought I'd look at something different for giggles. Anyway . . .

I was also looking for a kernel since I was putting the effort into flashing. I tried the latest Lean Kernel first. It seemed to work, but when I ran some of the speed test apps, it didn't give the best numbers. I know that the numbers don't tell the entire story, but at least it's a start.

I then flashed the stock kernel. It too didn't give great numbers. In fact, they were similar to the Lean Kernel tests.

I finally flashed the latest Ziggy kernel. It's working very well and I don't have it over clocked. I'm running it at the stock speeds and it's giving me better performance numbers than Lean Kernel and the stock kernel. It's giving me no reason to try anything else, right now.

I was going to provide the link to the Ziggy kernel, but since I don't ahve the requisit number of posts, I can't provide it. You'll have to look for it if you're interested . . . sorry.

I'm looking forward to hearing about other people's experiences - especially compared to Ziggy's kernel.
25th December 2012, 02:42 AM   |  #8  
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Originally Posted by fz798

I'm at 15 hours and only down to 61%, running CleanROM 5.5.1 and Faux123 with optimized settings as mentioned in the CR thread.

I usually leave my phone charging overnight but I'm going to leave it unplugged to keep tracking the amazing battery life I'm getting from this combination of ROM and kernel.

Will post a snap later....

What is your screen time like?

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25th December 2012, 04:16 AM   |  #9  
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25th December 2012, 04:41 AM   |  #10  
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Been using Lean kernel by Imoseyon since the day I rooted. For me it's by far the best kernel. I'm at 1720/384mhz and voltages set to Imoseyons suggested settings.

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