egzthunder1 · Jan 31, 2011 at 09:00 pm

New LG Optimus P500 Kernel to Fix Touchscreen Bug

Well, all of you P500 owners that were suffering due to the device not exactly performing the way it should have, we have news for you. Most of your functionality issues are due to a bug in the stock kernel that causes the CPU usage to shoot up all the way to 100% whenever the screen is tapped. This basically translates into your device begging for mercy whenever you try to use it for anything, and don’t get us started on playing games. Luckily, XDA member mik_os has come up with a fixed kernel that addresses this issue and therefore brings new life to this device. The kernel itself is still being thoroughly tested, but once its finished, it promises to be that which you have been desperately waiting for.

Have you used the dev’s kernel yet? If so, please leave some feedback, particularly if you run into any issues with it.

Now hack is not dirty, just found that driver has native implementation of “sleep”.
Result: 15-30% cpu use with tap down.

You can find more information in the kernel thread.

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egzthunder1 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I have been an active member of xda-developers since 2005 and have gone through various roles in my time here. I am Former Portal Administrator, and currently part of the administrator team while maintaining my writer status for the portal. In real life, I am a Chemical Engineer turned Realtor in the Miami area. View egzthunder1's posts and articles here.
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