[ALPHA][ROM][4.0.4] CyanogenMod 9 for Samsung Galaxy SL - Alpha 14

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BassBlaster

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But after we have gone from alpha 4 to gingerbread, can we flash bootloader when going to froyo? ( im not going to froyo just an example)

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supergaijin

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I don't get where this bootloader issue is coming from. I've always flashed bootloader, along with other files, after flashing pit when restarting from stock after being on AOKP. from what lola said, he tried flashing cm10A3 AFTER flashing cm10A4 WITHOUT going back to stock in-between, which is what apparently caused the issue. when I had an issue with miui JB (cm10 base, ofc), I reflashed to stock using pit + all 4 files before eventually reflashing to miui JB and had no issues...
 

LoLaTiOn

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My problem does not come from bootloader i only said that it is useless after gingerbread and can be dangerous
But the danger everywhere

This is what I do not reproduce

RECOVERY
CM10 A4 - CM10 A3
formatcache blocked - remove the battery
DOWNLOAD
PIT only blocked - remove the battery
Full-KPE without bootloader blocked - removing the battery
Phone dead NO Download and No Recovery - Service center NOW ...


Good step flash
Always return a complete KPE if you change base Cyanogen
Have you noticed that the alpha 3 and alpha 4 are completely different in the partitioning

This is why we must take care and have all the information before starting the flash

In my case it is the overflow of a great day of development on MIUI and tired as the basis of MIUI and extremely difficult and I wanted to hurry this day
Fault levity base change and the drama began
 
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shail139

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My problem does not come from bootloader i only said that it is useless after gingerbread and can be dangerous
But the danger everywhere




Good step flash
Always return a complete KPE if you change base Cyanogen
Have you noticed that the alpha 3 and alpha 4 are completely different in the partitioning

This is why we must take care and have all the information before starting the flash

In my case it is the overflow of a great day of development on MIUI and tired as the basis of MIUI and extremely difficult and I wanted to hurry this day
Fault levity base change and the drama began


Hi Lola

How r u man & Happy new Year.
Missing your activity due to your handset a lot man. Waiting eagerly for you to come here again with full blast.
When r going to get your handset back from service center.

I guess b the time you will get your handset, we will be having our first kernel 3.X, Thanx to The big guns Dhiru & Adi.
 

wrishaba

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Hi Lola

How r u man & Happy new Year.
Missing your activity due to your handset a lot man. Waiting eagerly for you to come here again with full blast.
When r going to get your handset back from service center.

I guess b the time you will get your handset, we will be having our first kernel 3.X, Thanx to The big guns Dhiru & Adi.

hi shail139
How r u man & Happy new Year to you and every one.

hi lola
Missing your activity due to your handset a lot man. Waiting eagerly for you to come here again with full blast.
When r going to get your handset back from service center.

I guess b the time you will get your handset, we will be having our first kernel 3.X, Thanx to The big guns Dhiru & Adi.[/QUOTE]

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wrishaba
 

puppynaz

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hi shail139
How r u man & Happy new Year to you and every one.

hi lola
Missing your activity due to your handset a lot man. Waiting eagerly for you to come here again with full blast.
When r going to get your handset back from service center.

resembling shail
wrishaba

Not interrupting anything here, but this thread should be kept free from all off-topic discussion. :fingers-crossed:
 
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Zulfauzi

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Anybody got blank screen after download video from browser or else?the picture doesnt show up,but the video can play :(

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$hady

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Very smooth custom ROM I've ever used on my sl.
Thanks a lot dhiru. Hope you succeed in the kernel 3 work very soon.
all the best.

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$hady

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Anybody having this issue with the camera previews.... When I try to focus on a picture the image is distorted but the processed image is fine...

Nope.
It works fine for me.
May be you should try a third party app or try re-flashing the rom.

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rodero95

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Are you using alpha 11 kernel? That kernel had a problem with camera preview that is fixed nowadays.

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$hady

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Hey guys.
I'm getting very low battery backup with this rom....it works hardly 2-3 hours with usage...otherwise It's the best rom and i don't wish to go to jb until the kernel 3 is available.... can you suggest a MOD for cm9 with improved battery performance... help please...
Thanks in advance

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    CyanogenMod is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 4.0 (ICS), which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.

    Code:
    #include <std_disclaimer.h>
    /*
     * Your warranty is now void.
     *
     * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
     * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
     * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
     * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
     * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.
     */

    CyanogenMod is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. It can be used without any need to have any Google application installed. Linked below is a package that has come from another Android project that restore the Google parts. CyanogenMod does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway.

    All the source code for CyanogenMod is available in the CyanogenMod Github repo. And if you would like to contribute to CyanogenMod, please visit out Gerrit Code Review. You can also view the Changelog for a full list of changes & features.


    IMPORTANT!

    * PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE TOPIC BEFORE FLASHING THE ROM.


    Bug Reports
    * REPORT BUGS IN THE TOPIC ONLY.
    * DON'T SEND ME PM MESSAGES ABOUT BUGS OR FEATURE REQUESTS.
    * ONLY REPORT THE BUGS IN CM9. I DON'T PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR OTHER ROMS. POST IN THEIR RESPECTIVE THREADS.
    * IF YOU ARE ON A CUSTOM KERNEL, FIRST CHECK WITH THE STOCK KERNEL AND THEN REPORT THE BUG.


    Downloads
    ROM Downloads

    Google Apps - Download from ROM Manager or from Here

    Changelog

    Alpha 14 - 10082012
    Fixed issues with Bluetooth Toggle
    Changes and Fixes from Upstream.

    Alpha 13 - 09222012
    HWComposer Hacks for increased performance.
    Fixed Battery Drain (Reverted Samsung Sync Fix).
    Camera opens much faster.
    Autofocus fixes for Camera Timer mode.
    Changes and Fixes from Upstream.

    Alpha 12 - 09022012
    Updated kernel to latest release by Samsung.
    Sync Bug fix reworked (New Sources)
    Front Camera Flip, Green Flickers (New Sources)
    Bluetooth performance tweaks (New Sources)
    Few patches from TI for bionic / gralloc to increase performance (untested).
    Upstream Changes.

    Alpha 11 - 08042012
    Fixed Video Recording.
    Fixed Audio Latency which was causing Audio sync issues.
    Bluetooth MAC and Device Name fixes.
    Fixed issues with Bluetooth doesn't turn on at times until reboot.
    Temporary fix for WiFi Scan issue.

    Alpha 10 - 07242012
    Fixed Media Playback on 720P videos.
    Added MP3 and AAC Codecs.
    Youtube now runs on hardware codecs.
    Faster camera preview.
    Included Samsung STK
    Preliminary support for Video Recording (Needs some rework on Camera HAL).
    Mainstream updates.

    Alpha 9 - 07092012
    Adjusted Back Button App kill Timeout
    Updates and Fixes from the Mainstream.

    Alpha 8 - 06202012
    Fixed Camera color issues in apps (Cartoon Camera, Videocam Illusion)
    Faster Camera Preview.
    Restored Front Camera preview as that of A6.
    Root access in recovery
    Added Reboot to Download Mode.
    Fixed few vibration patterns.
    Faster boot animation.
    Fixed issues with repeating keys in Recovery.
    Tweaked autobrightness.
    Fixed battery capacity to 1650mah.
    Updated proprietary libraries from XXLE4
    Fixed dmesg spam.
    Few kernel CPU Fixes.

    Alpha 7 - 06112012
    Button lights are now controlled by the kernel
    Added Device Setting to control Button Lights Timeout
    Fixed few issues with Notification LED Indication.
    Few more Bluetooth Fixes.
    Tweaked GPU performance
    Sync Bug Fix (Thanks XDA_BAM!)
    Long press Menu button opens Google Search.
    Updated sources (New Boot Animation!)

    Camera Changelog:
    Fixed issues with Third Party Apps (Hopefully)
    Fixed Face Unlock (Barely works due to VGA Camera)
    EXIF orientation for Front Camera (Partially)
    Added Focus Modes (Auto, Macro and Face Detection)
    Fixed issues with Landscape Scene Mode
    Front Camera Stretch issues Fixed (Not perfect)
    Support for 720p Preview (For Future use)
    Fixed Autofocus issues with Timer Mode.

    Alpha 6 - 05282012
    Fixed USB Mass Storage Support
    Fixed Minor Audio distortion issues when ringtone is played with HeadPhones
    Fixed LED Button Lighting
    Fixed Pulse Light Notification (BLN)
    Fixed Haptic Feedback on Touchkeys
    Backlight Fix - Thanks to arindammanidas!
    Fixed GPS broken in Alpha 5
    Fixed Bluetooth Crash and Disconnection issues thanks XDA_BAM
    Updated to latest CM9 Nightly. (Lockscreen Weather Widget and New Apollo Player)

    Camera Changelog:
    Fixed issues with capture on Alpha 5
    Really fast capture speed (Shutter).
    Optimized image sizes for loss-less compression.
    Fixed force close upon capture (Hopefully).
    Fixed mirroring issues with Front facing camera after capturing.


    Alpha 5 - 05232012
    Fixed Microphone in Applications.
    Updated Audio and Samsung Kernel Drivers.
    Added Device Specific Settings.
    Added HSPA/UMTS mode toggle.
    Fixed Vibration Intensity. It could be adjusted from the Advanced Settings.
    Included few dalvik tweaks for performance.
    Added Samsung Service Mode.
    Updated to latest CM9 Nightly.

    Alpha 4 - 05102012
    Fixed Camera preview and capture.
    Switchable Internal and External Memory.
    Use Opensource Audio HAL with FM Radio Support.
    Fixed Audio Shutter during playback.
    Fixed screen flickering when display is turned off.
    Fixed multiple press issues with Home Button (Thanks XDA_BAM!)
    Removed testing H/W Codecs. Youtube should now work on Software Rendering.
    Updated to latest CM9 Nightly.

    Alpha 3 - 04052012
    Based on 4.0.4 CM9 Release.
    Lots of bugfixes from upstream.
    Upgraded GPU drivers. Fixed Hardware Acceleration.
    Microphone Fixed in Applications.
    Experimental Support for HD Video Playback (Not yet Complete).
    Added Data Usage Limit / Statistics.
    Revert to Samsung Mounts (Internal and External SD) to fix proper removal of External SD Card.
    Few performance tweaks.

    Update v2 - 04062012
    Fixed issues with Updater Script (Black Screen)
    Fixed GPU issues. Chrome now works fine.

    Alpha 2 - 01192012
    Fixed Audio (Ringtones and Media)
    Fixed Bluetooth Audio and added A2DP Profiles. (Phone and Media)
    Fixed Outgoing calls - Unable to Hang Up.
    Fixed Incoming Calls - Doesn't Appear.
    Fixed WIFI DHCP Issues.
    Auto Brightness Fixed.
    Pulse Light Notification (Somewhat works).
    Fixed Proximity Sensor (Phone Calls).
    Removed default search Apps. Google Apps package has newer versions.
    Performance Tweaks.

    Alpha 1 - 01172012
    Initial Release

    Installation Instructions

    Stock ROM
    1. Flash CWM Compatible Kernel (CF ROOT)
    2. Reboot to Recovery.
    3. Select the ROM zip from your SD Card and flash.
    4. Go to Advanced -> Reboot Recovery.
    5. After the Recovery restarts, Wipe Data / Factory Reset.
    6. Mounts and Storage -> Format dbdata
    7. Flash Google Apps.
    8. Reboot

    Any other AOSP ROM (CM7/MIUI)
    1. Reboot to Recovery.
    2. Select the ROM zip from your SD Card and flash.
    3. Go to Advanced -> Reboot Recovery.
    4. After the Recovery restarts, Wipe Data / Factory Reset.
    6. Mounts and Storage -> Format dbdata
    7. Flash Google Apps.
    8. Reboot

    Upgrading from previous versions of CM9
    1. Reboot to Recovery.
    2. Select the ROM zip from your SD Card and flash.
    3. Flash Google Apps.
    4. Reboot

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    All Credits to
    codeworkx
    waleedq
    CyanogenDefy Team [tpruvot, Quarx, nadlabak] for helping with OMX.
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    Known Issues

    1. WIFI doesn't work perfectly. Network strength doesn't show up and the network often disconnects.
    2. There is LAG in the UI due to lack of Hardware Composer.
    3. Front Facing camera preview is improper.
    4. Video recording and playback suffers low framerate issues. Will be fixed soon.
    5. Built-in WiFi hotspot doesn't work. Please use third party applications.
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    I am currently working on implementing a custom Audio HAL which would eliminate the use of Samsung Audio Libraries.

    The HAL is based on the Nexus S Audio and it has FM Radio "Support" Included which would be useful in the future. Currently the HAL works perfectly except for the Microphone in applications and frequent audio shuttering. If this issues are fixed, we could have an entirely opensource audio implementation.
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    After hours of coding, Auto Focus and Touch to Focus works perfectly. :D
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    Good news guys. Got the Still Image capture to work. It works pretty fine with 5MP setting and the picture quality is amazing. I need to test in the daylight to see how it works.

    The EXIF info is still not implemented and that would be a headache. I will see to what I could do about it.
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