[3.MAY.2011][ROM/KERNEL][GSM] ♫ Overcome ROM v1.6.4 ♫ Overcome Kernel v2.1.6 ♫

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TheGrammarFreak

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One question can I use voltage control with this rom? VC does not detect the volts for 1,2 and 1,4.

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There's a patched version in the first post that'll detect all the voltages. It might be buried in the guides now though

EDIT:

Ye, buried in those fecking guides: http://www.mediafire.com/?m2ybg2v4oqdtknn
Use that version, it'll do everything you need it to
 
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Byrana

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It is me again and yet again i got some questions in my backpack ;-) I have been using this rom for quite some time now and must say I really like it ;-)

Still i have two manners that i am a bit confused about since I bought a used tab from a reseller.

First how long would a battery in general last lets say with moderate usage?

Now comes the weird part and i am not sure if it is rom/kernel or hardware related.

The first 60 % of battery go down pretty quick for my feeling even though i uv'ed -200mv and only use max 800 mhz. No app is misbehaving nor syncing whatever.

But what really gives me a headache is the following. When the battery is below around 40% it drains very slow. If i do a reboot then I suddendly start with like 30% less.

Example: I got 35% left and work like 10 minutes on the tab I lose 1% (usually more above 40%) than I reboot the tab and have like 12% left instead of what i had before.

I used battery calibrating app, charge while tab is off and so on. I've been reproducing that stuff for the last 2 days.

Is this a known issue? I have no comparision to stock because I jumped to custom the minute i held the tab in my hand.

I need to know because I can still give the tab back if something might be broken.

Thanks for any response

Regards

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TheGrammarFreak

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Mine does it a bit too. Turn the Tab off, charge it to full then boot to recovery (vol. up and power) the go to Advanced --> wipe battery stats. Then in recovery select "Power off" and let it charge to 100% again (leave the Tab plugged in through all of this). Once charged power it up and go through a few charge cycles (use it lots to kill the battery, the recharge to 100% and to it again). You'll probably see some weird drops on the first cycle, and after that it should stabilise.

Hope this helps
 
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ezynow

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It is me again and yet again i got some questions in my backpack ;-) I have been using this rom for quite some time now and must say I really like it ;-)

Still i have two manners that i am a bit confused about since I bought a used tab from a reseller.

First how long would a battery in general last lets say with moderate usage?

Now comes the weird part and i am not sure if it is rom/kernel or hardware related.

The first 60 % of battery go down pretty quick for my feeling even though i uv'ed -200mv and only use max 800 mhz. No app is misbehaving nor syncing whatever.

But what really gives me a headache is the following. When the battery is below around 40% it drains very slow. If i do a reboot then I suddendly start with like 30% less.

Example: I got 35% left and work like 10 minutes on the tab I lose 1% (usually more above 40%) than I reboot the tab and have like 12% left instead of what i had before.

I used battery calibrating app, charge while tab is off and so on. I've been reproducing that stuff for the last 2 days.

Is this a known issue? I have no comparision to stock because I jumped to custom the minute i held the tab in my hand.

I need to know because I can still give the tab back if something might be broken.

Thanks for any response

Regards

Sent from my GT-P1000 using XDA App

Dude exactly the same on my tab! Battery issue is strange it definitively seems an android quirk as i have seen this on other tabs. I charged to 100%, wiped stats in cwm and seems to have resolved itself.

So far sticking on this o.c 1.6 + koudaxi kernel, runs nice but using the browser does drain battery a bit too much. I think gingerbread browsing is better so should squeeze more from battery.

However, oc gold has issue of overheating, lags so waiting on the new release. Tried cm7 but the keyboard was squashed for some reason.

Up coming rom releases look promising.
 

leetut

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GPS is still not working for me, just saw the 4 key lights off mod for gingerbread so think i might ditch this rom for that one, can anyone confirm that the gingerbread overcome rom GPS works perfectly? or is it just the same, going back to stock otherwise
 

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GPS is still not working for me, just saw the 4 key lights off mod for gingerbread so think i might ditch this rom for that one, can anyone confirm that the gingerbread overcome rom GPS works perfectly? or is it just the same, going back to stock otherwise

The guide has info on making the GPS work. Sorry to make you download and read it, but I can't remember it well enough to explain it to you. I believe it's in the tips and tricks section
 

yongck7

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[3.MAY.2011][ROM/KERNEL][GSM] ♫ Overcome ROM v1.6.4 ♫ Overcome Kernel v2.1.6

Hi alterbridge,

If noting go wrong, I am expecting to receive my SGT as a gift in few weeks time, so I started to research on SGT ROM flashing and I am glad to find this thread. The installation guilde (The Installation Guide (Veersion 1.6.4) is very detail, clear and helpful to new comer like me. However, I appreicate your help to clear some confusion.

1) The table in item3 shown the "Re-Partition" is uncheck and was checked in item4. Between the two items there is no mentioned to check the Re-Partition. So, should the Re-Partition be checked?

2) How about CSC? I saw some other rom mentioned the need to install the JMx-Hidden.tar...Actually I am still not clear what is CSC mean and for what...

Thanks.
 

thepittbull

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When you put in a .pit file, it automatically checks the "repartition" check box. it should be checked with you use a .pit file.

Just use the files that's listed in the guide, there's no need for the hidden.tar files, for Overcome ROMs. Not sure about the other ROMs, but if you're using ODIN, those steps and files in the guide are the ones required to get you onto Overcome.
 

yongck7

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When you put in a .pit file, it automatically checks the "repartition" check box. it should be checked with you use a .pit file.

Just use the files that's listed in the guide, there's no need for the hidden.tar files, for Overcome ROMs. Not sure about the other ROMs, but if you're using ODIN, those steps and files in the guide are the ones required to get you onto Overcome.

Hi thepittbull,

Thanks for the quick reply. I think I am now ready to flash when I received my SGT.
 
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luminouche

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Sorry for the question (if already asked), i'm new on the Galaxy Tab world...
What's the best software to control speed (with overclocked kernel)

SetCPU
Antutu
PimpMyCPU

?

Thx !
 
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pmstancu

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Thanks for the great work. Looks and works smooth except one thing for me. The wifi connection suffers as it blocks for couple of seconds then back again.
Internet through 3G/H no problem, works just fine.
 

dmase05

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Quick question. I've been reading the posts and see reguarding the gsm comments stating "if your tab doesn't have a sim card it won't work".

Is it meant that if you literally dont have a sim card or are they stating that having a sim card indicates that it's a gsm tab and the gsm version of the rom will work?

I'm asking because I won my tab at a conference and it's an european version (gprs network which I believe is basically gsm right) and I didn't get a sim card with it. I only use my tab wifi only. Can I root and flash the rom without a sim card in the slot?

Thanks!

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tryerxda

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It will still work.

You just get an indicator up top, saying a SIM isnt installed,
And you get a message on most lockscreens saying no SIM detected.

Or, there are certain chinese sites who have extreme deals like FakeSIMs that make your phone think it has an operator sim installed, so basically those messages/indicator no longer show.

Or, you can use the combination in the service menu thingy, where you can disable the gsm radio. (easily searchable, not gonna post it here for fear of flood of ppl who accidentaly brick their tabs trying to do this =)

Or you can just leave out the modem file, the next time you flash a rom.


I think those are pretty much the only options you have available to you. =>

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DRBEAN

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Guys i purchased the samsung galaxy tab on ebay and it came with this ROM. It is running perfect but i have one problem.

I am not getting all the apps in the Market, i have Market Enabler and Market Access installed and still no luck. Can someone please assist if you can.
 

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    [3.MAY.2011][ROM/KERNEL][GSM] ♫ Overcome ROM v1.6.4 ♫ Overcome Kernel v2.1.6 ♫

    DISCLAIMER: You know the drill, I am not responsible if loading this rom makes your Tab melt, explode, disintegrate, or cause harm to anyone near it. (I am fairly certain none of that will happen though ;) )

    Change log in second post.

    ROM FEATURES
    • ZTKC1 Base Rom - ANDROID 2.2.1
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.6 Included (OC/UV-capable)
    • No Modem is included - due to a variety of personal preference I decided to leave that a la carte :)
    • Fully Deodexed
    • Fully Zipaligned
    • Rooted with busybox installed
    • Reboot/Recovery/Download options added to the power menu
    • Battery icon modified to a colorful circle with percentage
    • Smoked notification background
    • Gallery replaced with Gallery3D from I9000 Gingerbread release
    • Blur removed across system (i.e. behind power option menu) - significantly improves performance
    • Power Off confirmation disabled
    • GPS tweaks inspired by PlumbBob GPS fix for the Captivate by Rrryan2
    • Added AppWidgetPicker
    • Browser modified to allow for UAString modification - set default option to "Desktop"
    • CSC set to XEU
    • Ads Blocked
    • Updated Market to 2.3.6
    • Updated Maps to 5.3.1
    • Updated Flash Player to 10.2
    • Updated GMail to 2.3.4
    • Updated YouTube to 2.1.6
    • Updated SamsungApps
    • Updated Thinkfree Office Suite
    • Fixed Swype keyboard to show full screen
    • Removed Startup/Shutdown sounds
    • Cool boot animation
    • A2DP Bluetooth Connection Fix Integrated
    • WPA_Supplicant replaced to allow ad-hoc wifi connections
    • "Fugutweak" integrated (two system bin's from Gingerbread - helps with overall smoothness)
    • Locales from Euro rom merged with Asian rom (with the exception of Phone.apk and Mms.apk)

    KERNEL FEATURES
    • Support RFS/EXT2/EXT3/EXT4
    • OC/UV with these steps: 1.4ghz, 1.2ghz, 1ghz, 800mhz, 600mhz, 400mhz, 200mhz, 100mhz
    • Compiled using Codesourcery 2010.09: Faster and more battery efficient
    • Replaced kernel jhash2 with jhash3
    • Adjusted kernel HZ value to improve smoothness
    • Updated ext4 code in kernel from http://www2.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tytso/ext4-patches/
    • Properly working Tiny RCU patch for better speed and efficiency
    • Patched lowmemorykiller for compatibility with Tiny RCU
    • Optimized compiler flags
    • Voodoo Sound v8 (courtesy of supercurio)
    • Voodoo Lagfix (courtesy of supercurio)
    • Overcome CwM Recovery v3.0.2.8 (Custom built Clockworkmod v3.0.2.8)
    • Simple I/O Scheduler added and set as Default
    • Kernel tweaks to VM and Scheduler for better performance
    • Built in CIFS/TUN/SlowWork support
    • Full support of internal/external SD cards in Recovery
    • RAM and Touchscreen Undervolting (courtesy Koxudaxi)
    • LED patched to work with LED Flashlight apps (courtesy Koxudaxi)
    • Read-ahead speed tweak applied to all file systems

    SCREENSHOTS
    ***See Attached***

    ROM INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
    • There are now two guides for the Overcome ROM/Kernel – The installation Guide & The Tips & Tweaks guide. Please follow the installation EXACTLY as it’s written for a smooth installation. It has 13 pages, so make sure you complete it exactly as described.
    • The Tips & Tweaks Guide contains important information regarding the ROM/Kernel, especially the fixes on page 2. Please go through them as well.

    KERNEL INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
    1. If you already have Clockworkmod Recovery, grab the flashable zip from this post and Install through clockwork.
    2. If you do NOT have Clockworkmod Recovery, grab the tar from this post and flash with ODIN.
    3. NEITHER of these installation methods will affect your data, although it is always wise to have a backup in the unlikely event of disaster :D
    4. If you have the desire to UV your kernel, please use this version of Voltage Control: http://www.mediafire.com/?m2ybg2v4oqdtknn (Credit Koxudaxi - Rename the .zip to .apk and install!)

    KNOWN ISSUES
    • In-call volume is low - THIS IS FIXED BY JMF MODEM. Please flash the JMF modem if you are experiencing low in-call volume :)

    TWO ROMS?!? AGAIN?!
    I know I know...my intention was to finally get back to one rom with merged locales, however merging the locales has not gone as smoothly as I hoped. So for now, I'm leaving both 1.4.5 and 1.6.1 available. 1.6.1+ has fully integrated locales so it shouldn't give nearly as many issues as 1.6.0 did, but I want to be sure before I remove stable 1.4.5 rom.

    DOWNLOAD
    Overcome v1.6.4 Full Install - This will wipe all applications and settings! (Not SD-Cards though)
    Download links are located in the install guide, which you can download here. Check it out!

    Overcome v1.6.4 Updater - No data wipe - This is ONLY for users on 1.6.1 and higher. If you have anything lower You MUST install the full download w/wipe.
    http://www.multiupload.com/CLIW95WAHF

    JMF Modem - For all GSM tabs except T-Mobile US!
    http://www.multiupload.com/ARA6XCE3B7

    JK3 Modem - Recommended modem for AT&T (US), Telcel (Mexico) & Telstra (Oz)
    http://www.multiupload.com/BDFH7U8JJ9

    T-Mobile US Stock Modem
    http://www.multiupload.com/0K7XSXOPBQ

    Overcome Kernel Source and initramfs v2.1.6
    http://www.multiupload.com/J0FGFCFM6Y

    Overcome Recovery v3.0.2.8 Source
    http://www.multiupload.com/KU7I55EEQ9

    Install AOSP Gallery3D (For those of you who experience high battery drain from Gallery3D)
    http://www.multiupload.com/BJGW09EK98

    The best is yet to come!

    If you are having problems, feel free to post in the thread below. HOWEVER, please specify what version of the rom/kernel you are running and what locale you are using!

    And finally, if you like my work, consider donating to my coffee fund :)
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    ROM CHANGE LOG
    Version 2.0.0
    Version 1.6.4
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.6 Included
    • Continuous shooting mode force close fixed (in Camera.apk)
    • Updated Adobe Flash Player
    • Updated SamsungApps
    Version 1.6.3
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.5 Included
    • MMS Force Closes fixed (had to use stock ZTKC1 Mms.apk)
    Version 1.6.2
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.5 Included
    • MMS/Phone contacts reporting issue should be fixed
    • "Fugutweaks" system files changed to ones from Galaxy S Official Gingerbread
    • Ebook Force Closes resolved
    • Gallery3D replaced with one from Galaxy S Official Gingerbread
    Version 1.6.1
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.4 Included
    • Full combination of locales from Asian and Euro roms (I hope...:D)
    Version 1.6.0
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.4 Included
    • ZTKC1 Base
    • Preliminary combination of locales from Asian and Euro rom :D
    • Font picker is back in settings
    Version 1.4.7
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.6 Included
    • Updated Adobe Flash Player
    • Updated SamsungApps
    Version 1.4.6
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.5 Included
    • Updated Fugutweaks with binaries from I9000 Gingerbread release
    • Updated Gallery3D to version from I9000 Gingerbread release
    Version 1.4.5
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.4 Included
    • Updated Market to 2.3.6
    • Updated Maps to 5.3.1
    Version 1.5.0-BETA2
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.4 Included
    • Updated Market to 2.3.6
    • Updated Maps to 5.3.1
    Version 1.5.0-BETA
    • KC2 Base
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.3 Included
    Version 1.4.4
    • Final release for JMK base rom
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.3 Included
    • GPS Improvements inspired by PlumbBob GPS fix for the Captivate by Rrryan2
    Version 1.4.3
    Version 1.4.2
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.2 Included
    Version 1.4.1
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.1 Included
    • Fixed custom ringtone for contacts issue
    • Replaced wpa_supplicant with one that allows ad-hoc wifi connections
    • AOSP Gingerbread Gallery3D is back (should resolve major battery drainage)
    • Reapplied GPS fix from KA1 in attempt to fix GPS issues
    • Updated hosts file (ad blocking)
    Version 1.4.0
    • JMK Base :)
    • Overcome Kernel v2.1.0 included
    • Updated Thinkfree Office Suite
    • Updated Hosts file (ad blocking)
    • Updated SamsungApps
    • Updated Adobe Flash Player to v10.2
    Version 1.3.0
    • Overcome Kernel 2.0.2 included
    • Updated hosts file (ad blocking)
    • Disabled blur effect (for example, behind the power menu. Significantly increases performance when disabled)
    • Disabled power off confirmation (now pressing shutdown/reboot/recovery/download immediately does it instead of making you confirm)
    • Modified stock browser to have UAString setting available in settings menu.
    • Modified stock browser to use Desktop UAString as default.
    • Update Maps to 5.2.1
    • Update Market to 2.3.4
    • Update YouTube to 2.1.6
    • Integrated Fugutweak
    • Fixed A2DP Bluetooth Connections
    • Fixed data wipe script on FULL installer (now actually does wipe data)
    • Replaced Gallery3D with Gallery3D.apk from Gingerbread AOSP
    Version 1.2.3
    • Included Overcome Kernel v2.0.1 (Non-OC version) to prevent extra flashing for users coming from stock.
    Version 1.2.2
    • Included Overcome Kernel v2.0 (Non-OC version) to prevent extra flashing for users coming from stock.
    Version 1.2.1
    • Incorporated GPS fix from KA1
    • Overcome Kernel 1.0 included (1.1 delayed due to horribly damaged CWM recovery)
    • Updated init.d scripts to incorporate some tweaks from Daniel.Weck's script and Hardcore (thanks guys!)
    • Replaced Gallery3D.apk with one that is supposed to fix battery drain
    • Honeycomb boot animation
    • Updated SamsungApps
    • Updated Maps to 5.2.0
    • Updated Market to 2.3.3
    • Updated GMail to 2.3.4.1
    Version 1.2.0
    • First release with Overcome Kernel included!
    • Updated Market to 2.3.2
    • Updated GMail to 2.3.4
    Version 1.1.3
    • Updated APN list (same as MoDaCo - user request)
    • Fixed Phone FC on missed call
    Version 1.1.2
    • DLNA AllShare app returns due to popular demand.
    • Updated Hosts file (ad blocking)
    • Made the boot animation full screen
    • Fixed phantom voice mail notification
    • Fixed custom ringtone for contacts issue
    Version 1.1.1
    • Keyboard Fix
    Version 1.1.0
    • JMI Base :D
    • Updated Build fingerprint to ensure all apps show in Market.
    • Shiny new BOOT ANIMATION!! :D
    • Skifta replaced AllShare DLNA app. Skifta is the first fully compliant and certified DLNA app on Android. If you're going to use DLNA, might as well use it right ;)
    Version 1.0.4
    • "adb install" command now works
    • WiFi-N on the 5ghz band now works
    • Updated Maps to 5.1.0
    Version 1.0.3
    • Replaced Gallery with AOSP Gallery (still wicked fast and reduces battery consumption)
    • Replaced WiFi driver with one from I9000 JPX firmware. This should eliminate WiFi issues (and possibly reduce battery consumption as well).
    • Stock animations are now the default due to popular demand.
    Version 1.0.2
    • Modified charging symbol for being plugged in to USB.
    • Fixed Browser FC's on HTTPS websites
    Version 1.0.1
    • Fixed Phone.apk - calls should be good to go!
    • I forgot to realign framework-res.apk after all my mods in v1.0...its been aligned and should hopefully resolve any random lag.
    Version 1.0
    • Initial Release

    KERNEL CHANGE LOG
    Version 2.1.6
    • Overcome CwM Recovery 3.0.2.8 Included
    • Fixed bogus errors when performing mount operations in recovery
    Version 2.1.5
    • Voodoo Sound v8
    • Version number in "About Phone" tab for OC/UV-Capable: #190
    • Version number in "About Phone" tab for Non-OC/UV: #191
    Version 2.1.4
    • Added Simple I/O Scheduler and set as default
    • Kernel VM and Scheduler tweaks
    • Compiler tweaks
    • Memory timings tightened
    • Further undervolting of LCD and Ram (2.6v to 2.4v on LCD, 1.6v to 1.5v on Ram)
    • Read-ahead tweak applied to all Block devices (not just SD cards anymore)
    • Version number in "About Phone" tab for OC/UV-Capable: #188
    • Version number in "About Phone" tab for Non-OC/UV: #189
    Version 2.1.3
    • SD-Card speed tweak included for both internal and external SD. (thanks to brainmaster - http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1010807)
    • user_hz=kernel_hz=100 (basically this eliminates the user_hz to kernel_hz conversion allowing me to lower the kernel_hz speed, saving more battery while maintaining performance)
    • Version number in "About Phone" tab: #171
    Version 2.1.2
    • Fix battery temp issue
    • Fix charging issue
    • Version number in "About Phone" tab: #167
    Version 2.1.1
    • Overcome CWM 3.0.2.4 (Custom built ClockworkMod 3.0.2.4)
    • Modified install from zip options. Can now choose either internal or external SD card.
    • Can now mount both internal and external SD cards from recovery mode for PC access
    • RAM and Touchscreen undervolting (courtesy Koxudaxi)
    • Voodoo Sound updated to v7 (courtesy Supercurio)
    • Patch LED light to work with LED Flashlight apps (courtesy Koxudaxi)
    • Compiled using codesourcery 2010.09: Faster and more battery efficient
    • Slight bump to in-call volume
    • Version number in "About Phone" tab: #166
    Version 2.1.0
    • Overcome CWM 3.0.1.9 (Custom built ClockworkMod 3.0.1.9)
    • ALL features now work in Recovery :)
    • Version number in "About Phone" tab: #148
    Version 2.0.2
    • Fixed MD5 generation on nandroid backups
    • Back to one version of the kernel (OC/UV). If you do not install Voltage Control or SetCPU, the OC/UV kernel behaves just like the regular kernel (tops out at 1ghz). Maintaining a second kernel source was unnecessary headache.
    • Version number in "About Phone" tab: #96
    Version 2.0.1
    • Removed partition table check. Should resolve all outstanding hanging/not converting issues.
    • Version numbers in "About Phone" tab are as follows:
    • OC/UV Version: #91
    • Non-OC Version: #97
    Version 2.0
    • Available in two version - Standard and 1.4ghz OC/UV
    • Clockworkmod Recovery 2.5.3.x - Voodoo Edition
    • Baked in kernel VM and scheduler tweaks
    • Recovery uses internal SD rather than external
    • Further tweaks to kernel source
    • More compiler optimizations
    • Voodoo Lagfix (much cleaner implementation of ext4 than what is currently used)
    • Rebuilt initramfs
    • Built-in CIFS/Tun/SlowWork Support
    Version 1.0
    • Initial Release
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    v1.6.0 is Live!

    New rom out :D

    v1.6.0 -

    Basically we've moved to a single base now. ZTKC1 - Android 2.2.1. It's an asian Rom, but I managed to fix everything that makes Asian roms suck (Locale selections, font selection, camera shutter sound, etc.) Meaning the 1.5.0-BETA fork has ended and we are back to a single rom - YAY!

    One other change is I have omitted the KA1 GPS fix this time around and only applied my GPS tweaks. It is faster than any of the previous roms using KA1 GPS files, so please try it first BEFORE going and reapplying a fix that is no longer relevant! (NOTE: The LbsTestMode tweaks mentioned in the guide MUST still be applied!)

    No kernel changes this time around.

    Enjoy!
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    The Decision On The Links

    I'll put a target on the back of my head and say this: just this once, screw the noobs. If they don't read they break their device, simple.

    Seconded....

    I can appreciate it gives AB more time to work on coding although IMO most of the annoying noobs are being dealt with by the thread/dev groupies. now again I come back to the place that; yet again the vocal minority is ruining it for the rest of us. I love being able to just jump on XDA app and download (if just an update) it and flash it on the go.. its part of the excitement for me and honestly the most rewarding experience has been messing up and learning why, fixing it and starting over... lol. Having said that I have been doing full restocks last 2 updatea so have been tied to the laptop to complete them lately.. I guess its just the principal of it all... I thought this was a development area not a training section...

    One final thought, what kind of a world would it be if we always catered to and, yes, mollycoddled the lowest common denominator? Holding their hands and helping them get into things they prolly shouldn't touch.. to them I say; find a geeky friend and let them do it for ya, chances are you'll make their day.

    I think xda-developers runs the risk of being too noob friendly... afterall its called (android) galaxy tab Development, not (android) galaxy tab pre school, for a reason....

    Just my 2 cents. Fyi, i Cheated and did update from link posted by someone, somewhere else. No issues at this stage but it seems to be rare these days to have any of the (known) issues effect me in any great way...

    Kind regards,

    Nobleskill

    i think the updaters should be on the first page, while the full installs should be in the guide. That way, people who already know overcome have easy access to updates, and those that are just now learning to flash get to read the latest install guide before getting to the actual files. If you are planning to do a full wipe to move from one base to another (say 1.4.x to 1.6.x) , it wouldn't hurt to download and go over the guide again before you get access to the link. How often do you move from one base to another anyway right?
    I see where alter is coming from in this respect, and i applaud him and pitbull for idiot-proofing the procedure as much as they could. If you end up with a soft brick, hit yourself in the head with it a few times, (re)read the guide , and then do it properly. If reading the guide itself makes your nose bleed, have someone else flash your tab for you.

    just my 2 centavos. :rolleyes:

    While I've specifically chosen to allow for a few hours to elapse to allow for everyone to get their voices heard before I chimed in on this particular discussion. As you know, we "thread/dev groupies" take our time to at least try consider everyone's opinion and to try to do the best to please or help everyone as much as we can... although as you know, it's sometimes a lost cause.

    I do hear and do understand the power-user's gripes about the slight procedural change that alterbridge and the team is trying to put in place, to help cut through the clutter of help request, and getting proper bug reports to come through. However, before I wade in further, here's something I'd like to say: taking a hard-line stance like "The first time I have considered not using overcome rom... Was thinking its time to ditch the tab anyway, think this is the push needed to make the jump." or "screw the noobs..." doesn't really help matters. Remember, we're all noobs once too.

    Please note, that the primary and overall intent when we were discussing this decision, wasn't to "treat good power users like noobs" but it was taken after many steps and discussion were made and tried to help cut through the clutter. Unfortunately, prior to this decision, most of the steps we've taken, hasn't made a dent, and when we're trying to trouble-shoot most of the important bugs being reported, having to dive through pages and pages of reports that could have been easily solved and prevented if the "noobs" (as we all so eloquently put it...) could just "not only read the darn guide but to follow it..." The Overcome thread now spans 447 pages, with over 4000+ posts as I type this, and a majority of these posts stem from these clutter. So much so, that there's even a lot of comments and suggestions coming from OTHER Power Users, such as to password protect the downloads, hiding the password in the guide, etc.

    It's easy to get offended when the changes made gets slightly in the way of your instant gratification. I hate stumbling blocks too, and seriously, I do wish this step wasn't necessary. Again, I also wish everyone would take the time to read the darn guide before flashing their ROM, and I do wish that everyone would take their time reading before posting what has been asked and answered before. I'd also wish that every Overcome ROM would be bug free, and that it'll give us 1,000,000% improvement in all aspects with each release. But just like wishing for Samsung to get their act together (but I'll have to admit, they're slowly, too slowly sometimes, changing...) and that the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy Tab would drop unto our laps in the next minute, as they say, wishes, like dreams, are free... and we don't live in a perfect world.

    I know it's easy to fall into the emotional trap of thinking, "Gawd, why are they punishing us good users, for the mistakes of other useless, @#$%^&* idiots that just don't want to take the effort...???", similarly, alterbridge could have easily be as emotional, and say, "Screw it...!!" too. As ever, it's always best to take a deep breath, and try looking at other people's perspective instead of just our own. Let's approach every discussion and issue with a critical, but logical stance and not be emotional about it.

    There's are indeed other considerations that we had to consider as well, for the benefit of the development efforts of the Overcome ROM. If this helps cut through the aforementioned clutter, helps us identify bugs sooner (rather than having to wade through pages and pages of inane "Help!!" bug posts... to identify if there's a pattern, etc.) I'd rather a simple "less than 30seconds to probably a couple of minutes" road-block, that will also help ensure everyone is working off the same latest materials, I don't see, really, what's the fuss...

    I read a good suggestion by Pawces, to put the updater on the front page and let the full ROM links be embedded in the guide. That is indeed a good suggestion, and might probably be the right balance to this endeavor. I do appreciate the suggestion, and will be bringing it up to alterbridge, since he's the only one who makes the final decision, as he's still the one who's doing all the hard work. I love constructive criticisms like that.

    In essence, what I'm saying is... help us, help you too.

    Cheers... and as ever, good luck and have fun.
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    v1.1.3 is LIVE

    Version 1.1.3
    • Updated APN list (same as MoDaCo - user request)
    • Fixed Phone FC on missed call

    Ok I think I solved the Phone FC on missed call issue. The initial phantom VM fix involved replacing a few smali files in the decompiled framework.jar with files from JMG. Instead this time I went back to the drawing board and dug through the smali files until I found the exact file that was the culprit...of course it was the one with 12,000 lines of code...in any event, I found that Samsung left out 3 lines of code that when added back to the JMI framework fixed the phantom VM issue. This fix should not affect the rest of the phone function, but I will need someone with phone capability to confirm.

    Only other change this time around is the APN list is updated per user request to the same one that MoDaCo uses (a lot more APN's auto detect so some users don't need to input their info manually anymore.)

    Let me know how this one goes guys!

    Good progress on the Tom thus far, it works very well. However, why is the low battery graphic one of the Nexus One? It looks horrific when used in place of the stock.

    Which battery graphic are you referring to? When/where does it appear?

    I did what you have said but still messaging FC's :-S


    Sent from my GT-P1000 using XDA App

    Hmm...that's really strange. Have you done a full wipe by any chance since this problem has started? If not I suggest doing a backup with Titanium and installing with the full wipe installer. Then, before restoring your titanium backup, test the messaging function and see if you get FC's. Let me know how you make out.