2011-12-28 06:48 PM
I wud post detailed shot soon,
I just used the device after update yesterday. Let's give it a heavy load then see.
but trust me it is giving good output to me, otherwise i wudn't have uploaded the whole process
2011-12-29 01:53 PM
Results after using the Kernel
***The most IMPORTANT thing is, that the display was on for 5 hours @ 35-40% brightness level. This is a gain for me, With the earlier kernel, i used to get maximum 3hours of display time, with the same amount brightness level set.***
Another Benchmark is here. Please find this thread.
In this thread I have tested ARC S HD video playback capability. And the result was 300 mins playback with fully charged battery.
Now, with the new kernel, ARC S gave me 354 mins of HD video playback.
That's another good find for me.
Still results may be not same for all. Actually I am getting better battery back up, so I shared.
2012-01-05 05:02 AM
Help me, I did all step follow Auni but
Build Number is change 4.0.2.A.0.42 => 4.0.2.A.0.58
Kernel version still old my kernel
why not change kernel to .283 ????????????????????????
and Model Name is change LT18i => LT15i ????????????
2012-01-05 07:01 PM
** My Kernel is also the same, even after i tried the above process. But as I mentioned above, that i am seeing changes in battery life.
*** Model No. LT18i to LT15i should not be changed if you do the process correctly.
This is the screenshots of my device
Did u downloaded the 0.58 firmware from the above given source, then it should work fine. Atleast it worked fine for me.
2012-01-06 03:43 PM
Ok, I same you(Model LT18i) but when i press *#*#7378423#*#* and check Software info
that's picture ..........
Phone Software Version 4.0.1.A.0.283
File System 4.0.2.A.0.5.8
but i receive notification bar for Update Software new version( i try to connect PC Companion on my computer then it's same result software want to update) i think about Phone Software Version is old? Yes or No? if you say yes, i ask to Close notification update? but You say No ,then What should i do? i should Update Software on Sony Ericsson PC Companion 2.0,right? and the last question i suspect "Kernel version" = "Phone Software Version",right ?
Thank you very much
2012-01-06 05:24 PM
No. 1: The phone is asking for an update because you are using an old "KERNEL". If you update now, it will revert back your kernel version 0.58 stock. So again the battery drain problem might occur. Your firmware version is 0.58, so it's fine, do not worry about the kernel.
So it is upto you, using an old kernel won't affect your phone function.
No. 2: After pressing this *#*#7378423#*#* check model info and if it says LT18i, then it should be fine.
No. 3: If you want the latest firmware update 0.62, then it is mentioned above @post.
Here's the link again.
The update process is well explained there. Please check.
No. 4: The latest update of 0.62 firmware may not be able to combined with the old kernel. It didn't worked for me. So I stick with the old kernel.
**** I have checked, the above kernel combination trick works only with 0.42/0.58 firmware version now.