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Still waiting for 2.2 on my galaxy 3
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Doesn't using odin to recovery from a bad cm7 flash brick the phone?
The only time I ever bricked my phone is when my computer shut off going from cognition 3.03v back with odin.

Had a new one the next day.

Hit up the xda website.

The chances of hard bricking your phone are like almost non existent..

And being totally honest, I feel like CM7 is probably on par with the stability of stock 2.1 that came with my phone, if possibly not higher.
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what are your experiences e-man?
I think you've said befoer, but have you tried the new CM7?

what kind of bugs/issues are on CM7?

I have very few bugs. I get a rare FC that I didn't get on 2.2, but that's it. Battery is slightly shorter, but not horribly so. Maybe an hour? I believe vibrant also has a completely unusable GPS. Like, it won't turn on.

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Doesn't using odin to recovery from a bad cm7 flash brick the phone?
Nope. Odin one click is the official way to get it back to stock, but I believe regular odin with repartition enabled (and maybe auto-reboot disabled) works as well.
    
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I got rid of my Captivate because of these stupid ROM. You forget that its a Phone to call people and speeds hours and hours trying different ROMs. Some are horrible, some are better in the end a big waist of time. I got over 30 ROMs in just 3 months and now that i think about it totally useless. The only ROM that worth it is Cognition.
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CM7 on the I9000 is just about the worst GB rom you can get, nothing works the way it should battery cannot charge above 85% and drains real fast, getting tons of FCs reflashed multiple times always the same issue. Running Darky 10 based on JVK and every thing works great, GPS is accurate enough thats its usable pretty much every where.


Odin is great to save phones I bricked my phone with CM7 used a jig and put back stock firmeware no problem.
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CM7 on the I9000 is just about the worst GB rom you can get, nothing works the way it should battery cannot charge above 85% and drains real fast, getting tons of FCs reflashed multiple times always the same issue. Running Darky 10 based on JVK and every thing works great, GPS is accurate enough thats its usable pretty much every where.


Odin is great to save phones I bricked my phone with CM7 used a jig and put back stock firmeware no problem.
I havnt experienced any issues at all on my vibrant other than slightly worse battery life and broken GPS. Mine charges to 100%.
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I already have GB on my £100 droid phone so I can't get excited about a more expensive phone getting it.

Nice upgrade though I suppose.
Would be cheaper in my perspective since I payed 1 cent for my Galaxy S phone.
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I get far more performance out of JF8 based 2.2.1 roms like Phoenix than I do from CM7 or MIUI. A slight overclock to 1.3GHz gives me a 2,006 Quadrant score. Can't seem to get over 1,600 with CM7 or MIUI.
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I got rid of my Captivate because of these stupid ROM. You forget that its a Phone to call people and speeds hours and hours trying different ROMs. Some are horrible, some are better in the end a big waist of time. I got over 30 ROMs in just 3 months and now that i think about it totally useless. The only ROM that worth it is Cognition.
I laughed so hard when reading this. Thanks.

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CM7 on the I9000 is just about the worst GB rom you can get, nothing works the way it should battery cannot charge above 85% and drains real fast, getting tons of FCs reflashed multiple times always the same issue. Running Darky 10 based on JVK and every thing works great, GPS is accurate enough thats its usable pretty much every where.


Odin is great to save phones I bricked my phone with CM7 used a jig and put back stock firmeware no problem.
I've had none of those issues.

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I get far more performance out of JF8 based 2.2.1 roms like Phoenix than I do from CM7 or MIUI. A slight overclock to 1.3GHz gives me a 2,006 Quadrant score. Can't seem to get over 1,600 with CM7 or MIUI.
If you are basing it on quadrant, please stop now and go read why quadrant isn't a good benchmark. It's all over the place.
    
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