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[KK 4.4.4][ROM]Mackay ROM 4.9.13 (11-Oct-2014)

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Sep 7, 2010

With latest MackayRom 4.9.13 overclocking to 1200 Mhz proc speed results in rare reboots...
Gov = Interactive
I/O Sched = ROW

Which settings are recommended with Mackay kernel?
How to increase cpu voltage?
Other kernel?



Senior Member
Jun 15, 2012
With latest MackayRom 4.9.13 overclocking to 1200 Mhz proc speed results in rare reboots...
Gov = Interactive
I/O Sched = ROW

Which settings are recommended with Mackay kernel?
How to increase cpu voltage?
Other kernel?


You can increase CPU Voltage using NSTools https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mobi.cyann.nstools and fixing it's Voltage tap using on it Fix Permissions https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stericson.permissionfix


Aug 28, 2014
It's all right, just a minor, after some use, when you pass two weeks, the app can erase all that I install, comes force close, and I have to reset every time and all the re-install, a problem?


Senior Member
Apr 28, 2015
I need help please..
Got an old Galaxy GT-i9000 laying around with stock Firmware not rooted and I want to install this ROM.
It says I should first install CM9 on it then flash this ROM.
But I cannot figure out how to install CM9 on it..
I googled and found some tutorials but I cannot even find TWRP for the Galaxy S...
I found this thread by Chainfire (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=788108) but I am a bit confused about it...
Do I need to root my device with cf-auto-root first (custom recovery included??), then flash cm9 and then flash this build of cm11?
Please help me understand!

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    I have been sharing my CM7/CM9/CM10/CM10.1/CM10.2-based builds for some time in several thread, which culminated in the MackayROM. I continue now with KK4.4 from where I was for JB4.3. MackayROM is based on CyanogenMod sources, with several performance enhancements.

    About Cyanogen: CyanogenMod is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 4.4 (KitKat), which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.
    Disclaimer: 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.

    If you run into errors, I may not be able to solve it!

    If you know a solution to a problem, either upload it yourself to Gerrit Code Review or contact me through pm.

    The ROM is based on Cyanogen sources with the following changes:
    -Mackay Kernel:
    -Set of cherries picked from gerrit (differing by the day)
    -Some additional patches I did myself to the source code

    Feature request are OK, but remember:
    1. I try to stay close to stock
    2. I will not include additional apps, unless they can be build from source
    3. The time I spend on features depends on how much I like them myself

    Although it is possible to enable ART, this is not advisable:
    -Takes long to convert from Dalvik to ART on first boot
    -Needs more RAM
    -Can cause soft reboots
    But off course, YMMV -> light users may have better luck

    Changelog of 4.9.14 - 5-Nov-2014
    -CM11.0 codebase of 3-Nov-2014
    -TWRP updated to

    Full changelog of 4.9.14 compared to stock CM11.0:
    CM11.0 sources of 3-Nov-2014

    Mackay kernel:
    Separate kernel thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2532813

    TWRP (
    -Themed orange
    -Run recovery-apps (zip files should be present in /system/mackay, launch them through advanced->run app)

    Removed apps:
    -VideoEditor & demo VideoFiles

    -Adapt for custom MackayROM building (bootanimation, ROM&file name)
    -Custom bootanimation (Thanks to Malcho)

    -Added scripts for Mackay Settings

    -F4k 720p patch for bigmem kernels

    AriesParts (“Mackay Settings” in Settings menu):
    Add mackay kernel settings options:
    >WiFi PM mode selection
    >BLX settings
    >BLN activation
    >Navbar selection
    >Low RAM mode selection

    For other projects (frameworks/base & Settings, check my github for the latest patches)

    Coming from stock Samsung ROM/CM7:
    -The safest way is to flash CM9 first and then flash Mackay ROM. Going directly from Samsung ROM/CM7 to Mackay ROM may lead to loosing IMEI.

    Fresh install:
    Can be flashed on top of any CyanogenMod build:
    -Do a factory reset
    -Flash ROM
    -Flash gapps
    -Reboot your phone

    -Flash ROM
    -Reboot your phone
    (no wipes or other things needed, just flash & reboot)

    -Custom kernels can be used only if specific for KK4.4

    -teamhacksung/pawitp for making CyanogenMod work on our ancient phone
    -stratosk/DerTeufel/Mialwe for the inspiration I got from their kernels
    -rootax for providing a high-speed server for high quality downloads
    -Malcho for his kernel splash & bootanimation


    Google Apps
    Nano Gapps

    For those who want to theme it even further, Bejda made a Mackay splash screen!

    To download the same kernel, but then with voodoo colour, or with CWM:

    XDA:DevDB Information
    [KK 4.4.4][ROM]Mackay ROM, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S I9000

    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.0.x
    Based On: CyanogenMod

    Version Information
    Status: Beta

    Created 2013-11-16
    Last Updated 2014-09-21
    Yeah we all have that. Although i have read somewhere that there is a fix for it..
    I'm hoping that Kasper will include it in a new build soon.. :)

    Yes, see below:

    Changelog of 4.2.1 - 23-Jan-2014
    -CM11.0 codebase of 23-Jan
    -0.609 kernel, which is essentially the CMA kernel also part of the previous release
    -Call delay fixes merged
    -Option to enable high-end graphic with lowram-setting activated
    -Option to allow lockscreen widget with lowram-setting activated

    Changelog of 4.1.1 - 3-Dec-2013
    -CM11.0 codebase of 3-Dec
    -Improved and added a lot of code. Most relevant may be the circular battery indicator & option to change Launcher (row/columns/search bar):

    Last update of 2013 :)

    Changelog of 4.1.7 - 31-Dec-2013
    -CM11.0 codebase of 31-Dec

    Changelog of 4.1.2 - 9-Dec-2013
    -CM11.0 codebase of 9-Dec => update to 4.4.1 (many fixes)
    -Fixed the issues reported in the past week (no more CMUpdate in Settings, translation fixes)
    -Improved and added a lot of code: