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Carbon 4.4.4, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini

Contributors
New Macław, marcin1147
Source Code: http://opensource.maclaw.pl

ROM OS Version: 4.4.x KitKat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.0.x
Based On: Carbon

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 20141211
Stable Release Date: 2014-12-11

Created 2014-02-08
Last Updated 2014-12-11
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Features
  • 2D/3D HW Acceleration
  • audio (both speakers/headphones/microphone)
  • GPS and A-GPS – fast fix getting
  • Glonass navigation
  • compass
  • sensors
  • Wi-fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0 with LE support A2DP
  • all native tethers (Wifi/BT/USB)
  • Google Play
  • CM11 functionallity
  • CPU sleep mode
  • MTP
  • ADB
  • no flicker
  • YouTube HQ
  • 3.0.101 kernel
  • external storage
  • full f2fs support - the best filesystem for Android
  • native 64GB+ sdcard support (exFAT)
  • camera
  • video playing
  • SELinux (temporary disabled)
  • BLN (backlight notifications) support
  • offline charging
  • auto EFS backup
  • New BT/GPS/offline charging/sensors drivers – no longer buggy Samsung’s ones!
  • built using Linaro toolchain
  • no 1GHz bug
  • also flashable via Odin

Issues
  • none
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Changelog
20141211
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor bugfixes from loliipop tree
  • new RIL class implementation
  • fixes in media patch
  • Odin package update

20141119
  • Carbon sources update
  • major cleanup
  • media patches optimization due to porting them to Lollipop
  • minor bugfixes
  • fully fixed clock freee (thanks golden-guy)
  • updates in device, removed unused patch, overall cleanups etc. due to preparing to Android L first release
  • Odin package update

20141027
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed issues with track info sending to some car BT systems (for example I had this)
  • small SELinux policies changes
  • removed no longer used part of STE patches
  • BT/Wifi config update
  • huge sources cleanup
  • RIL class experimental rework
  • toolchains update
  • installer updates
  • more APNs added as default
  • fixed very rare issue with mounting extSD
  • SystemUI stability improvements
  • Odin package update

20141012
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed all video services, including YT, Instagram, TwitchTV and etc! (thanks for huge commitment from Meticulus)
  • fully tested and debuged milestone release
  • multimedia patch rework
  • fully refreshed and synces Carbon sources
  • Odin package update

20141001
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed YT videoplaying
  • build tree cleanup
  • reverted some parts of multimedia patch updates
  • some unneeded services has been disabled
  • revert part of SELinux updates
  • added audio submix support (required by Screen Mirroring etc.)
  • installer updates
  • better SELinux policies (testing)
  • preparing sources for new features
  • refresh of Carbon buildtree
  • toolchain updates
  • Odin package update

20140922
  • Carbon sources update
  • installer updates
  • ability to dump logs via key combo improvements (just use power+ vol- + vol+)
  • faster boot
  • Bluetooth HID devices fixed (support for BT keyboards and mouses)
  • cut off power to not working NFC chip to save battery
  • abillity to dump full system logs via USB
  • abillity to dump full system logs via key combo
  • f2fs improvements
  • huge build tree cleanup
  • Wifi 802.11n improvements
  • multimedia patch big rework
  • remade CM build tree
  • toolchains update
  • new multimedia patch
  • deepsleep improvements
  • less battery consumption by BT
  • Wifi/BT minor updates
  • trying to make RIL a bit more responsive
  • Odin package update

20140903
  • Carbon sources update
  • multimedia patch big rework
  • remade CM build tree
  • toolchains update
  • Odin package update

20140831
  • CM sources update
  • SELinux policies improvement
  • RIL class update
  • Odin package update

20140818
  • Carbon sources update
  • resolved offline charging issues
  • (experimental) enabled SElinux due to users requests
  • updated BT config
  • updated camera wrapper
  • reinitialized build tree
  • reapplied patches
  • toolchains update
  • (experimental) faster GPS lock
  • Odin package update

20140815
  • Carbon sources update
  • resolved offline charging issues
  • (experimental) enabled SElinux due to users requests
  • updated BT config
  • updated camera wrapper
  • reinitialized build tree
  • reapplied patches
  • toolchains update
  • (experimental) faster GPS lock
  • Odin package update

20140811
  • Carbon sources update
  • completely refreshed CM sources
  • reworked vold/av/f2fs patches
  • better f2fs performance on /system
  • lower battery consumption by audio streaming services (like Google Music, Spotify etc.)
  • lower battery consumption by DSP services (like DSP Manager)
  • fully updated to CM 11.0 M9
  • next part of battery improvements
  • Odin package update

20140804
  • Carbon sources update
  • resolved some minor issues with modules after upgrading kernel
  • offline charger bugfixes
  • A2DP (bluetooth) stability improvements
  • charging improvements
  • media patch improvements
  • battery life should be a bit better (testing some services disabled)
  • Odin package update

20140728
  • Carbon sources update
  • with latest Samsung’s kernel for i8190 which thanks to our community we’ve received in 24 hours!
  • new Samsung kernel updated to 3.0.101
  • 1GHz bug fixed!
  • fixed issues with sensors
  • fixed all wifi issues
  • huge performance boost
  • first part of big hardware patch rework
  • Odin package update

20140721
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed camera issues
  • fixed torch delay after a boot
  • resolved audio issues
  • much better f2fs performance on /system partition
  • removed unused audio stuff to save memory
  • correct displaying in Trebuchet
  • fixed SystemUI stability bugs
  • another wifi improvements
  • toolchains update
  • Odin package update

20140714
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed issues with deep sleep on latest versions of Google Apps
  • better lowincall volume fix
  • faster charging in offline charger mode
  • MMS receiving improvements
  • f2fs update
  • SystemUI: ability to move clock to center on statusbar
  • audio playback improvements
  • Odin package update

20140707
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed deep sleep issues
  • faster boot
  • better battery managment when BLN is enabled
  • updated toolchains
  • Calculator app bugfixes
  • battery stats should be more accurate right now
  • Odin package update

20140706
  • Carbon sources update
  • headers update
  • build tree update and cleanup
  • back to normal BT config
  • fixed minor issues with audio while using DSP Manager
  • another SystemUI fixes from CM team
  • f2fs update
  • Odin package update

20140701
  • Carbon sources update
  • ART improvements
  • restored old Bluetooth config
  • toolchains update
  • aGPS improvements
  • translations updates
  • improved SystemUI stability (if you still expreiencing any crashes, if you use Theme Engine, try to change theme to other or better to default one, and wait until CM will fix ThemeEngine issues)
  • Odin package update

20140628
  • Carbon sources update
  • device cleanup
  • updated GCC compilators
  • better sdcard reads
  • kernel fixes
  • performance improvements (testing some patches from AOSP master branch)
  • fixed app2sd
  • fixed OpenVPN
  • a lot of CM/carbon changes
  • Odin package update

20140624
  • Carbon sources update
  • better app2sd support
  • faster read from external sd
  • built using updated toolchain
  • trying to get rid of SystemUI crashes when using Theme Engine
  • new quicklanch icons
  • Odin package update

20140622
  • Carbon sources update
  • it’s 4.4.4 guys!
  • brand new system installer
  • f2fs: support for /system partition – just flash release, and /system partition will migrate itself!
  • ability to move apps to external memory
  • Odin package update

20140618
  • Carbon sources update
  • f2fs improvements
  • ability to move apps to external memory (testing)
  • fixed bug with wrong refresh rate displaying in logs (libgralloc)
  • Trebuchet bugfixes
  • completely refreshed build tree
  • toolchains update
  • built using latest version of GCC
  • more things built using NovaTP GCC4.9
  • Odin package update

20140614
  • Carbon sources update
  • full f2fs support – probably the best filesystem for Android is finally there (TWRP with f2fs and tutorial today on our site!)
  • f2fs: /data and /cache support
  • using opensource genfstab directly from linux for better partitions managment!
  • Odin package update

20140609
  • Carbon sources update
  • first fully working Android 4.4.3 for S3 Mini!
  • finally fixed webm (thanks tys0n for protip :D)
  • really nice changes made by CM/Carbon team
  • fixed graphic glitches (like in Google Play)
  • stability improvements
  • kernel is again being built with NovaTP GCC4.9 (it was compiled with 4.7 by a mistake, sorry!)
  • overall improvements
  • Odin package update

20140602
  • Carbon sources update
  • JustArchi’s Optimizations V3 – huge performance boost
  • almost all system compiled using GCC4.9!
  • issues with JustArchi’s Optimizations V3 implementation fixed
  • fixed flicker issues
  • Odin package update

20140531
  • Carbon sources update
  • stability fixes were the only things I did today, but I think it’s worth my time ;)
  • battery is happy again! (been testing 2 days with success)
  • Odin package update

20140529
  • Carbon sources update
  • CM finally merged stability patches
  • fix for WebM videos (for example in browser)
  • fixed memory leaks
  • trying to fix wrong date on Dropbox
  • lower battery usage by livewallpaper
  • minor fixes from CM’s gerrit
  • bluetooth stability improvements
  • fixed rest of broken mediaformats
  • Odin package update

20140525
  • Carbon sources update
  • more things compiled with NovaTP GCC 4.9 instead of GCC 4.8
  • probably fixed glitches in Play store
  • better performance of Facebook app
  • another experimental clock freeze fix (only for users having it)
  • Odin package update

20140522
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed SD-card issues
  • again opensource libstelpcutils
  • more things compiled with NovaTP GCC 4.9 instead of GCC 4.8
  • minor CM bug fixed (by Gerrit patches)
  • Odin package update

20140521
  • Carbon sources update
  • JustArchi’s ArchiDroid Optimizations V2 fully ported!
  • whole system compiled using Linaro GCC4.8 & NovaTP GCC4.9
  • huge performance improvements
  • Odin package update

20140518
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor changes & bugfixes from gerrit
  • fixed media format playback (CM bug)
  • Odin package update

20140517
  • Carbon sources update
  • correctly fixed Threema
  • small improvement in media fix
  • Odin package update

20140515
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed issue with libstelpcutils
  • overall sources cleanup
  • fixed more errors in logcat
  • device cleanup
  • Odin package update

20140514
  • Carbon sources update
  • opensource STE libraries: now libstelpcutils (media lib) is source-built using NovaTP GCC 4.9
  • bluetooth: now it’s working as it should (tested in 100%)
  • resolved InCallUI crash (CM bug)
  • experimental multimedia issues fix (netflix/twitch, test everything what didn’t worked please)
  • theme engine improvements (CM changes)
  • Odin package update

20140512
  • Carbon sources update
  • bluetooth: now it’s working as it should
  • bellagio: FFMPEG support
  • resolved issues with system stability
  • Odin package update

20140510
  • Carbon sources update
  • bluetooth: now works at full speed (3x faster than previously)
  • display libraries built fully from source using NovaTP GCC 4.9
  • display: opensource libgralloc
  • display: opensource libcopybit
  • display: opensource libhwcomposer
  • display: there is finally no UI lags, no even small tearing etc.
  • really noticable performance boost
  • probably finally fixed clock freeze issue!
  • new CM theme engine – yes, it’s just excellent
  • FFMPEG support
  • fixed SystemUI crashes (system freezes)
  • removed HDMI support (it’s not used on S3 Mini)
  • trying to make BT working a bit better
  • big kernel update – much improved performance
  • kernel: compile for U8500 with correct flag
  • kernel/ksm: check and skip page, if it is already scanned
  • Odin package update
20140506
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed battery leak from last release
  • reworked backlight policies
  • improved system stability
  • Odin package update

20140429
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed displaying/tearing issues
  • Odin package update

20140428
  • Carbon sources update
  • reworked native patch
  • reduced cpu usage = better battery life
  • improved buffers support
  • NovaTP toolchain update
  • novatp: final, stable gcc 4.9.0
  • novatp: enabled graphite optimizations
  • novatp: now builds also with g++
  • novatp: built with cloog and i isl
  • kernel: rebuilt with the most recent novatp
  • kernel: replaced mtune with mcpu (more optimized)
  • Odin package update

20140422
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed problem with receiving messages
  • BUILT USING NovaTP – our own toolchain, based on GCC4.9 (!!!), made in 100% for S3 Mini (more info soon)
  • huge performance boost (visible even in benchmarks)
  • Odin package update

20140420
  • Carbon sources update
  • stable release
  • kernel update
  • fix battery temperature accuracy (Meticulus)
  • fixed all kernel warnings
  • b2r2 update
  • mali (displaying stuff) update
  • fix all section mismatches
  • again flashable with any recovery (CWM too)
  • prebuilt blobs update
  • Odin package update

20140418
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed netflix
  • fixed long reboot/shutdown issue
  • move omxloaders to etc
  • restore missing modem blob to prevent RIL errors
  • multimedia issues resolved
  • fixed netflix
  • toolchain update
  • cleaned build tree
  • kernel update
  • update mcde to the most recent samsung version
  • display stuff now uses much less memory & CPU
  • battery temperature and stats fixed nativelly in kernel
  • Odin package update

20140409
  • Carbon sources update
  • battery temperature and stats fixed nativelly in kernel
  • kernel update
  • kernel is again compiled using GCC4.8
  • Odin package update

20140408
  • Carbon sources update
  • we’re on CyanogenMod 11.0 M5 right now – more info (Carbon is basing on CM)
  • merging fixes from gerrit a bit faster than in official CM/Carbon
  • better ART performance (patched directly in libraries instead of framework)
  • fixed Facebook contact sync
  • removed screenrecorder chord (it won’t work on Golden natively)
  • correct batterystats (TeamExhibit)
  • Odin package update

20140406
  • Carbon sources update
  • including some CM’s Gerrit patches to fix CM-related issues (yes, Carbon is CM-based ROM)
  • fixed ART
  • kernel update
  • Odin package update

20140405
  • Carbon sources update
  • probably finally resolved buttons on some device revisions
  • next OTG improvements – usage tutorial tomorrow ;)
  • introducing TurbaSensors – opensource sensors HAL for golden! – please, test it
  • fixed all sensors-related issues
  • fixed all compass issues
  • decreased sensors (especially proximity) delays
  • reintroduced SIO scheduler
  • Odin package update

20140401
  • Carbon sources update
  • changelog as for last CM releases
  • Odin package update

20140323
  • Carbon sources update
  • stable release
  • Odin package update

20140322
  • Carbon sources update
  • stable release
  • minor RIL fixes
  • updated USB drivers & adb
  • improvements in low in-call volume fix (thanks for help to BMARo) – please, test it
  • faster wifi turning on/off
  • wifi low-energy mode is working correctly right now
  • Odin package update

20140320
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor RIL fixes
  • fixed mic issues in Google OK (thanks Meticulus)
  • again fighting with camera – for me it’s ok at all
  • Odin package update

20140319
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor RIL fixes
  • still fighting with CM Camera app stability (yes, I also don’t know what they have done with it)
  • Camera seems to be finally fully resolved (make dalvik wipe, please)
  • manual network searching should work for more vendors
  • Odin package update

20140317
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor RIL fixes
  • fixed camcorder in stock app
  • Odin package update

20140316
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor RIL fixes
  • plug&play USB tethering on Windows [testing]
  • fixed USB tethering stability on Unix-family systems
  • system cleanup
  • Odin package update

20140315
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor RIL fixes
  • fixed battery drain after turning GPS off
  • Odin package update

20140314
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor RIL fixes
  • backlight policy improvements
  • huge battery improvements
  • Odin package also updated

20140313
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor RIL fixes
  • trying to fix network searching issues for some vendors
  • better hardware acceleration on i8190L
  • improved media buffers managing
  • Odin package also updated

20140312
  • Carbon sources update
  • minor RIL fixes
  • Odin package: including our TWRP v2.7.0.0
  • Odin package also updated

20140311
  • Carbon sources update
  • changes as for last CM releases
  • Odin package also updated

20140302
  • Carbon sources update
  • stable release
  • FULLY SOURCE-BUILT RIL! – no longer closed Samsung/STE one!
  • logs are finally free from spam
  • probably resolved all GSM-related issues
  • much less battery usage by Phone services
  • removed all workarounds which were needed for Samsung’s RIL
  • Odin package also updated

20140301
  • Carbon sources update
  • fixed front camera (sorry for that, we’ve removed too much :D)
  • fixed new RIL stability – now you should be satisfacted more than with stock’s one ;)
  • Odin package also updated

20140228
  • Carbon sources update
  • source-built RIL [1/2]
  • removed all STE RIL services which were running in background and ate your battery!
  • fixes emergency notifications from GSM network
  • due to remove lots of STE stuff, system is lighter than ever
  • Odin package also updated

20140227
  • Carbon sources update
  • offline charging updates
  • stability improvements
  • camera/video/audio implementation rework for new Carbon sources
  • Odin package also updated

20140225
  • Carbon sources update
  • kernel compiled with GCC4.8
  • huge kernel update
  • Odin package also updated

20140224
  • Carbon sources update
  • reduced spam in logs
  • better FM signal (but still needs SpiritFM to work)
  • better BT signal range
  • less /data partition usage by system
  • Odin package also updated

20140223
  • Carbon sources update
  • changes as for last CM releases
  • Odin package also updated

20140218
  • Carbon sources update
  • stable release
  • removed unused things which were CM related
  • even more AOSP-like OMX implementation
  • AOSP-like RIL
  • Odin package also updated

20140217
  • Carbon sources update
  • big overall RIL improvements
  • Odin package also updated

20140216
  • Carbon sources update
  • bugfixes for PowerAMP with activated Direct Volume Control
  • correct HW acceleration by GPU [testing]
  • experimental fix for 1GHz bug
  • Odin package also updated

20140215
  • Carbon sources update
  • small UI improvements
  • tethering via 802.11n support
  • OS X USB tethering support
  • fixes to make SDcard visible in apps which haven’t been updated for KitKat
  • bugfixes in changes from last week
  • STE libs from source [part #3]
  • faster MTP file transfer
  • STE libs from source [part #4]
  • toolchain update
  • Odin package also updated

20140211
  • Carbon sources update
  • stable release
  • faster offline charging
  • BT: faster file transmission
  • bugfixes in liblight (screen/buttons backlight)
  • reduced delays in Phone app
  • reduced delays in receiving messages in stock app
  • resolved low in-call volume again (really xD)
  • improvements in exFat support
  • Odin package also updated

20140208
  • first serious release
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New stable release is out!

You can get it from:
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First one Now CM11 thread won't be spammed, I think You're the man bud
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..... hey @New Macław this is gonna be a daily release as the cm?

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Now, lets try this baby :3 !!

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Since my conection s*cks will have to wait almost 40min to install it, hey @mauam are u already using it? how it feels?
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..... hey @New Macław this is gonna be a daily release as the cm?

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Now, lets try this baby :3 !!

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Since my conection s*cks will have to wait almost 40min to install it, hey @mauam are u already using it? how it feels?


Yes, I'm trying right now & feels very smoth as all Maclaw roms
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Quote:
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..... hey @New Macław this is gonna be a daily release as the cm?

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Now, lets try this baby :3 !!

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Since my conection s*cks will have to wait almost 40min to install it, hey @mauam are u already using it? how it feels?

Maybe. It depends on thanks and downloads.
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New stable release is out!

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Nice!!! you are my HERO!!
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Thanks, no problems at all here so far
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