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LG Optimus Black (P970)

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Hey guys, I am a new member of this forum, I'm from China, did not know what time the next nightly com out? Thanks for your work!

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Hey, guys...

I have a Optimus Black and I am a programmer. I really want to contribute with the CM for Optimus Black. I think I can do some fixes and stuff...

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Sounds nice, I installed cm7 nightly on my black yesterday. It runs smoothly and nice, but it still has some bugs to be removed, and the bat. liefe must be increased, half a day and the battery is empty (just with wifi on :( )

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please help us.. the bat life is really poor, and i mean, REALLY poor. (each day it's empty)

there is only one rom available (the nova) but that one has no bat life optimization and i have the feeling it isn't stable, and the cm nighty's are not finished. :(

Edited by duvee

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Hi guys!

I'm from italy, many people use CM in yours Optimus Black (nightly version) becouse LG doesn't release the firmware (Android 2.3) for our device.

We support Cyanogen work and will follow for new update.

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is the new nightly continuing ?

also expect to see the stable

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Hello guys, I'm from mexico, i've used CM7 before, now with my new Optimus black i look forward to use it again =)

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+1 for CM9 on the LG P970

I love my P970 but it needs to be free!

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I do not want to sound like ******* but can someone clarify if we are going to see more releases and when are they expected?

I have already written that I have pledge 50 euro for a stable release, maybe some other people can chip in also?

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I checked CM7 Nighlty Build 20 and Selfkang4 on P970. Yes. Greaaaat phone with bullshit ROM supplied by LG. CM7 Nighlty is great. and Selfkang tooo. Some of the bugs, I faced are given below.

1. You are not able to call someone. Phone disconnected instantly after call was received by other party. needs a restart to resolve the issue.

2. Not able to receive calls. Calls disconnected instantly after you receive it. needs a restart to resolve the issue.

3. Ring doesnt work well. Sometimes rings, sometimes doesnt. needs a restart to resolve the issue.

4. Bluetooth headset is an issue. Even if bluetooth is conencted. I am not able to receive calls on headset.

5. Battery life is an issue. Draining 90% daily. Without Wifi, 3G and Bluetooth.

6. On keypad, keys on the edge doesnt work. You have to press 2 or 3 times. I faced this in Selfkang build but on the Nightly 20.

7.Messed up my contacts in my online a/c. Everything doubles.

8. Battery charging is very slow. Need 4 hrs for battery to get fully charged from 12%.

Now Pros.

ROM is very fast. Doesnt restart automatically. Now it forces you to restart it. he he he.... But good attempt. If this is the rate of success, hopefully, we will have stable ROM for OB P970 by end of Q1 2012.

Thanks Guys. You rocks... Keep it up.

PS: Filenames, which I downloaded were "update-cm-7.1.0-SelfKANG4-OptimusBlack-signed" and "cm_p970_full-20". Will try cm_p970_full-21 today and update you guys. If you need, I can provide logs, if available. Please let me know, how to do that.

Edited by RanjanJain

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CM7 Nightly build 21 verry stable so far. (Think I'l use this one until a stable build is released.)

All the incoming and outgoing call issues seem to be solved.

After 4 hours of use with wifi turnd on I still have 72% battery.

Edited by Bogdan Vlad

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I just found out how to increase the battery life, but you have to live without some features :(

Display: Set the Display brightness to 0 (Its still bright enough, in my opinion)

CPU: Set the CPU minimum to 300, Maximum also to 300 (it laggs a bit but its okay, watch out, i dont take any responsibility if you damage your phone. But usually you cant damage anything )

Wifi, 3g/GPRS/whatever, GPS to OFF (I'm using APNdroid for disabling the 3g)

Use Advanced Task Killer to kill unused apps, they often run in the background draining battery

With these tweaks, my phone battery works for one day... I know this is still a very crappy value (before CM7 it held about 3 Days) but better than about 6 hours.

Activate wifi etc only if you need it, deactivate it when unused.

Greetings from Germany

Edited by Sebastian Bauer

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CPU: Set the CPU minimum to 300, Maximum also to 300 (it laggs a bit but its okay, watch out, i dont take any responsibility if you damage your phone. But usually you cant damage anything )

Why you payed for a phone with a 1GHZ cpu and you are keeping it at 300MHZ?

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Because 300mhz is enough for Android itself. As I said, it laggs a bit, but its still okay. If an App needs more than 300 mHZ, I set the CPU back to 1GhZ. Besides that, the CPU drains alot of battery, running with 1ghZ.

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I just found out how to increase the battery life, but you have to live without some features :(

CPU: Set the CPU minimum to 300, Maximum also to 300 (it laggs a bit but its okay, watch out, i dont take any responsibility if you damage your phone. But usually you cant damage anything )

Wifi, 3g/GPRS/whatever, GPS to OFF (I'm using APNdroid for disabling the 3g)

Good notes, but it isn't really a phone anymore if you turn off the radios. And I agree with Tilu RE:CPU... can't SetCPU or something be used to create profiles and limit CPU use when the phone is inactive?

I am eagerly waiting for a more stable release to install on my wife's OptBlack but battery life is a big concern.

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The most of the time my phone is idling. So the bat. drains and drains. When I need Wifi, 3G or GPS I just turn it on and back off when not used anymore.

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There is a lot of nightly build of cynogen mod for p970. But i couldn't find any information or changelog about them. Which one is better ? Any idea ?

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Hello Guys,

Some updates after 48 hrs of testing of CM7 Nighlty Build 21.

1. You are not able to call someone. Phone disconnected instantly after call was received by other party. needs a restart to resolve the issue. --- Issue resolved.

2. Not able to receive calls. Calls disconnected instantly after you receive it. needs a restart to resolve the issue. --- Issue resolved.

3. Ring doesnt work well. Sometimes rings, sometimes doesnt. needs a restart to resolve the issue. --- Issue resolved.

4. Bluetooth headset is an issue. Even if bluetooth is conencted. I am not able to receive calls on headset. --- Not Yet Checked. Will check and update.

5. Battery life is an issue. Draining 90% daily. Without Wifi, 3G and Bluetooth. --- Issue seems to be resolved. After normal usages of 40 hrs, My phone discharged completely.

6. On keypad, keys on the edge doesnt work. You have to press 2 or 3 times. I faced this in Selfkang build but on the Nightly 20. --- Issue resolved.

7.Messed up my contacts in my online a/c. Everything doubles. --- Issue resolved.

8. Battery charging is very slow. Need 4 hrs for battery to get fully charged from 12%. --- Seems to be resolved.

As usual, ROM is very very fast and stable too this time. Totoally custimazable.

PS: Filenames, which I downloaded were "cm_p970_full-21".

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Hello Guys,

Some updates after 48 hrs of testing of CM7 Nighlty Build 21.

1. You are not able to call someone. Phone disconnected instantly after call was received by other party. needs a restart to resolve the issue. --- Issue resolved.

I never had problems with telephone calls, outgoing or incoming.

3. Ring doesnt work well. Sometimes rings, sometimes doesnt. needs a restart to resolve the issue. --- Issue resolved.

Never had problems too

4. Bluetooth headset is an issue. Even if bluetooth is conencted. I am not able to receive calls on headset. --- Not Yet Checked. Will check and update.

Not tested yet

5. Battery life is an issue. Draining 90% daily. Without Wifi, 3G and Bluetooth. --- Issue seems to be resolved. After normal usages of 40 hrs, My phone discharged completely.
100000% Acknowledge. The battery life is the most problematic issue!

6,8 and point 8 - Can't say, never had this issues or couldn't test

As usual, ROM is very very fast and stable too this time. Totoally custimazable.

Yes it is!

Thanks

RanjanJain ;)

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Where can I find the changelog for eche release?

Edited by felgueiras

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I flashed nightly build 24 but i don't have any mobile connection.

When I open network settings it says error retrieving networks....

Any ideas? Should i also flash a different radio?

I this error new to build 24?

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Oh that's funny, 3 posts above I said that I don't have any problems with the connection or my telephone function, now I do. Some1 Called me, I answered and suddenly the call was ended. Fortunately this only happened once.

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Hi Guys,

Tested CM Build 24. 2 very strange issues identified.

1. When Bluetooth headset is connected, Ringtone is not working. Even if bluetooth is disconnected after that, ringtone is not working. Restarted the phone and issue resolved. Bluetooth is Sony Ericsson MW600. Is there any known Incompatibility?

2. Netqin Call manager is closing unexpectedly on miss calls with this release. Not faced this issue with Build 21.

Downloaded Build 27 today. Will flash and update.

Thanks,

PS: File I downloaded were "cm_p970_full_24.Zip" and "cm_p970_full_27.Zip".

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Hey guys new to the forum, finally downgraded the firmware and rooted the OB. Flashed CM7 Nightly 27... I'm on the Orange network in Romania.

The only problem I've encountered so far, been using it for two nights so far...::

1. When receiving phone call, I pick up and it hangs up almost instantly. It does this... seems like its for the first couple phone calls of the day.

2. Media volume seems low on headphones compared to stock ROM.

On the other hand, battery life seems alright, fully charged at 10am, listened to mp3 on headset full volume for a few hours. Browsed the web for a good hour. Brightness set on auto, and data connection on the whole time. 4 phone calls about 15 minutes each. It's now 6pm and battery is at 44%.

I do however have the 2.6.35.7 HUEXX v4 Kernel flashed. This combination so far seems to be working great.

Stock ROM in QUADRANT scored apprx. 1700, CM7 nightly 27, with HUEXX v4 kernel I got 3000. No settings changed.

As a reference point my buddys HTC Sensation XE dual core at 1.5 stock is about 2700-2800 on QUADRANT.

The guys at CM thanks for the great ROM.

Edited by Felix Oanta

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