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what is surfaceflinger

Chairmansaab

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Can anybody please tell me what this thing does ?
:) some more questions :

• what is kworker ? (I saw this in battery stats)
• anyway to stop audio_out from draining battery (tried disabling sound & touch tones no luck
Last one ! Can anybody please tell me Any rom + kernal combination on which I will be able to get 5h + screen on time through simple browsing ?

Thanks in advance !!

Current rom : dynamic 10 lp9
 

sordatos

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Same here

I seems that Surfaceflinger is making Android System to drain the battery up to 45% ( the other day I woke up and I saw that it was responsable for 89% of battery consumption..
 
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cosmos321

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The same problem with my GNex since i updated to Android 4.3 ! Would be great if anyone could find a solution!


Gesendet von meinem Galaxy Nexus mit Tapatalk 2
 

Hwyl.Fawr

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just came here by chance...
I can offer a possible solution I found on a german blog: http://www.daniel-ritter.de/blog/hoher-akkuverbrauch-bei-android-surfaceflinger-und-mediaserver-verursachen-eine-hohe-cpu-last
The guy there states that if you disable auto screen rotation the battery drain by surfaceflinger disappears. I can not definitely confirm this but for me the surfaceflinger process only drains battery if auto rotation is enabled (Moto G running Slimkat rom).
Maybe this is useful for somebody
 
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