FWIW another user (george109) posted in another thread last night saying that oc was only really of use to gamers and that other users would see little benefit.
I wonder if any of the reportedly dead G300s were being overclocked?
Personally, I think the reason is bad flash memory - If you look through the "Dead G300" Threads, then you can see that lots of them have reported CWM saying
E: Can't mount /cache
E: Can't open /cache
I think that the cause is bad flash memory - look at all of these:
I'm guessing here, but I think that the causes here could be bad flash memory in other partitions, for example the bootloader and other vital partitions, that are needed for the phone to boot.
EDIT: I think I am right! If you look at the person who tried to install the ADB, and flash zips with the ADB it says:
error: Flash Write Failure
Anyway, For overclocking, have a go! Download Easy CPU Control from the Play Store, if you do not have an overclocking app included in your ROM. Then go into it, and untick apply at boot (if it isn't already). Then click save, and grant it superuser permissions.
Now, leave the minimum and governors alone, and put the max up by one level at a time (Do not just set it to as high as it will go! ). If the phone crashes or freezes up, then simply remove the battery, wait 10 seconds and put it back in. Now put the battery back in and the phone should restart. Now, set the max level 2 levels below where the phone froze up (This is the only setting that works properly for me, as at 1 below, the phone reboots 10 seconds or so after anyway) and press save. Now test your settings for a few hours. When you are happy that it works, check the apply at boot box and click save. When you are making any modifications, to these settings, make sure apply at boot is unchecked, in case the phone does crash, as on some apps you can get into a bootloop. I like Easy CPU Control, as if there is an unclean shutdown (ie the phone crashes) then it reverts to the default settings.
Edited by george109, 30 September 2013 - 04:20 PM.
A WARNING TO ALL G300 OWNERS! Please Read! (The Flash Memory Problem!)
If you have a problem with your G300, and you haven't checked your flash, please do that first and then tell us what you have. Then we know what the main cause of the problem might be, and it saves you time. Of course, if it doesn't turn on at all this does not apply. Thanks
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