[ROM][OFFICIAL][11.0][STABLE][ginkgo/willow] Pixel Experience

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Sep 16, 2014
Everything works well, but I do get random reboots from time to time.
Logcat attached. (adb logcat was running at the time of crash)
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Mar 28, 2021
I have not faced any abnormal battery related issue yet and everything is fine here.
I'm on Pixel Experience 11 Plus Edition, I've tried re-flashing the ROM and still got the same problem, and i installed Pixel Experience 10 Plus Edition and got 7-8 hours screen on time. Note: mostly using my phone for Instagram and Discord. I'll give a screenshot of my last full charge and screen on time using Pixel Experience 11 Plus Edition later


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  • I'm on Pixel Experience 11 Plus Edition, I've tried re-flashing the ROM and still got the same problem, and i installed Pixel Experience 10 Plus Edition and got 7-8 hours screen on time. Note: mostly using my phone for Instagram and Discord. I'll give a screenshot of my last full charge and screen on time using Pixel Experience 11 Plus Edition later
    Hmm oki

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      The stock camera included in this PE (Android 11) rom does not open on my Redmi Note 8.

      Needed to flash the attached Gcam Uninstall zip via TWRP to remove the stock camera i.e. which is system app and thus cannot be uninstalled normally.

      Found the attached GCam 8.1 apk to install on my Note 8. This GCam 8.1 works perfectly.
      Just like on any custom rom at least for willow, mic does not work 95% of the time for viber calls. But that is OK to call ROM official, I really miss honest developers from 2008 2015 ERA.

      Therefore, ROM is excellent of course, the best, but totaly unusable in this state.
      Try to share the logcat. It will be more useful. Official doesn't mean it is bugs free, not every maintainer has both ginkgo and willow (or the Chinese ginkgo which seems having slow charging trouble in some kernels).
      Apparently the fast charge problem only affects china gingko, not global version. Mine is a chinese version
      you can use ryzen kernel for now. ill look into kernel source during weekend
      Will the update be this big size or just a fix of 100 200 MB
      Because i am not on pixel experience now,i want to try it so should i download it now and wait for the fix OTA or not
      Wait up a few days for the fixed update, I am so busy for now and will get time in weekends.
      Hello and first of all thanks for your effort in providing this ROM to us.
      I installed it and everything works flawlessy, fast clean and nice.
      I only have a problem that maybe is something that has to do with the interaction between how the rom handles phone encryption an TWRP, so I'm just posting to let you know this but I'm not blaming the ROM for this little problem.

      Since I installed the ROM TWRP is not able to properly handle encrypted /data so when you enter in recovery it does not prompt for PIN o password input to decrypt the block device and all you can see on the /data partition in TWRP is directories and files encrypted with no way to open them.
      This is what i did:

      1. Went to TWRP (3.0.10)
      2. Flashed Firmware
      3. Reboot to recovery
      4. Wiped system and vendor
      5. Reboot to recovery
      6. Format data
      7. Reboot to recovery
      8. Copied Rom zip in internal storage (/data)
      9. Installed ROM from /data
      10. Rebooted in System
      11. Completed setup
      Since after the setup procedure is completed TWRP was not able to detect that /data is now encrypted, not prompting me to insert PIN or Password.

      I started all over upgrading TWRP to the latest version available for Ginkgo (3.5.2_9.0) but still no luck.
      If I try to decrypt manually in TWRP terminal I get:

      Maybe I've not the right grasp on how does Android 11 works with encryption but am I the only one with this problem?
      If I can provide more useful info please let me know, if it is related to TWRP maybe I should contact the mantainer of TWRP but I wanted to first check with the mantainer of this ROM since I've not encoutnered this behaviour with previos ROMs based on Android 10.
      All u have to do is
      1. Boot to TWRP
      2. Flash latest FW
      3. Wipe cache/dalvik, cache, data, system, vendor
      3. Format data
      4. Flash the ROM then wipe cache/dalvik
      5. Reboot to system

      And for ur problem flash vbmeta.img via fastboot and reinstall TWRP (u can download vbmeta.img from this video description
      ) there is also a cmd command u can use to install the vbmeta.img
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      PixelExperience for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8/8T

      What is this?
      Pixel Experience is an AOSP based ROM, with Google apps included and all Pixel goodies (launcher, wallpapers, icons, fonts, bootanimation)

      Our mission is to offer the maximum possible stability and security, along with essential and useful features for the proper functioning of the device

      Based on Android 11

      Whats working?
      Mobile data
      Fingerprint reader
      Sound / vibration

      Known issues
      You tell.

      How to flash
      Flash Latest Ten firmware
      Wipe system
      Wipe Vendor
      Format Data
      Flash ROM

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      pixel-experience, ROM for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8/8T

      Source Code: https://github.com/PixelExperience-Devices/device_xiaomi_ginkgo

      ROM OS Version: Android 11
      ROM Kernel: Linux 4.x
      ROM Firmware Required: Ten firmware.
      Based On: AOSP

      Version Information
      Beta Release Date: 2021-03-13

      Created 2021-03-15
      Last Updated 2021-03-15
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      I installed this fantastic rom a week ago. The first day the phone suddenly restarted 2 times, but in the rest of the week I have not had any more problems. It is a super stable and light rom. The included camera works, but I have installed the Gcam 8.1 and it looks great. Without a doubt, an installation that has completely changed my experience with the phone. Thank you very much to all of you who make this possible.

      PD: Installed in a Redmi Note 8 (4/64) global with Snapdragon (Global).

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      Weird, I was told I had to do at least two months of unoffical stable releases after producing five months of code that worked perfectly for every version and here you are without a proper working camera and you still got official?

      No wonder this ROM only gets maintained a month at a time.
      Camera works very fine for everyone, it's a issue from his side and don't worry I don't plan on dropping maintainership this early
      Awesome ROM. In combination with BSG's 8.1 GCAM is the best pixel 5 mod you can find.

      I only had a problem with fast charge on a Chinese gingko, solved it by flashing ryzen kernel:

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