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Topic # 100341 10-Apr-2012 07:39
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I have finally retired my N1 (will give it to my son) and moved onto to the GN. But I thought I would try to give it a new lease of life with an ICS ROM. THere seem to be a few out there and I was wondering if anybody local has done it and which ROM you chose.

I am leaning towards this one.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1366897

Looks good and well supported.

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  Reply # 607297 10-Apr-2012 09:37
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I have nothing to offer other than Im interested to know how you get on. Skimming over the link you sent looks like there are still a few things to be fixed....is that a fair assumption or has everything been ironed out ?

I dont fancy reading through 333 pages !


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  Reply # 607312 10-Apr-2012 10:16
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I am looking at trying this out on my Nexus One at some point, although I might wait until it's a bit more stable.

Keep in mind that you will need to repartition the internal memory to create a larger system partition, and in doing this, it's likely you will not be able to flash any other roms until you change the partition sizes back to normal. It will be easy enough to do, it's just an extra step.

Mske sure to make a nandroid backup before doing anything, and let us know how it goes. I'd be keen on some input from other users of this rom as well.

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 607320 10-Apr-2012 10:29
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So it looks like I am going to be the trailblazer hereLaughing

Rooting the N1 is pretty easy and I have done that before. THe rest looks okayish and I guess the only fear I have is the potential to brick the device. It's not my main phone now so it's being out of action is not an issue for me anyway.

Will wait for a bit more feedback, perhaps read some of those pages when I have the chance and then take the plunge.




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  Reply # 607397 10-Apr-2012 13:19
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was thinking of doing this myself since the SIII is going to be a while yet (replacement options are the SIII, Note or One X) and i'm running out of space on my nexus (hopefully the repartition will give me a little more space for apps??).

so i'd encourage you to go for it! Laughing

and let us know how it goes. 

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  Reply # 607409 10-Apr-2012 13:47
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lchiu7: So it looks like I am going to be the trailblazer hereLaughing

Rooting the N1 is pretty easy and I have done that before. THe rest looks okayish and I guess the only fear I have is the potential to brick the device. It's not my main phone now so it's being out of action is not an issue for me anyway.

Will wait for a bit more feedback, perhaps read some of those pages when I have the chance and then take the plunge.


I don't have my Nexus One at the moment, but when I get it back I'll probably just go ahead with this rom and see how it goes. I already have a nandroid backup of my previous setup so if anything goes wrong I should be able to change the system partition back to normal and restore that backup.

I have read a bit of that thread and it seems to be pretty much usable as a daily driver. The dev has posted updates to the first two posts about a week ago so it's still getting regular work done on it.

When CM9 is out, if the Nexus One doesn't get it officially no doubt someone will port it unofficially so there will eventually be a decent alternative if the texasice rom doesn't work out.

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  Reply # 607453 10-Apr-2012 15:29
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I did this routine on my old N1 a while back for my mate I sold it to, repartitioning it wasn't too big a deal, just a case of picking the appropriate bootloader.

ICS mostly works fine, bluetooth tends to be a bit sketchy but other than that it seems ok. I was playing with one of the earlier "alpha" releases too, so I would hope that it's a lot better now.

There's not really much benefit to it though, IMO you'd be better off with either a modded stock firmware or CM7. As ICS was a bit crashy, we stuck CM7 back on the N1, but again, this was an early release so YMMV.







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  Reply # 607478 10-Apr-2012 16:13
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I guess I am keen to be able to install more apps on the device without bumping up against the memory limits. And I do like the look of ICS.

I suspect that the release has matured since it was first released give there are some 300+ pages of comments etc.  I think I am going to do it also when I get the chance.




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  Reply # 607484 10-Apr-2012 16:31
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Given that 2.3.x supports installing _most_ apps to the SD card, I didn't have much of an issue. I seem to be in the minority of having <100 apps installed though.






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  Reply # 607775 11-Apr-2012 12:14
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stevenz: Given that 2.3.x supports installing _most_ apps to the SD card, I didn't have much of an issue. I seem to be in the minority of having


I am running 2.3.6 un Rooted and don't have that many apps. Yet I am continually bumping up against the internal memory issue even though I have moved as many apps as I can to the SD card. Many of the big ones like Google Maps etc can't be moved unless possibly you're rooted.

So the TexasICS ROM looks like it might solve the problem for me.




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  Reply # 612033 19-Apr-2012 17:10
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I just flashed this rom on my nexus one today. Seems good so far. If anyone wants any specific feedback on it just let me know.

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  Reply # 612054 19-Apr-2012 18:11
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Haven't read the thread lol but CM9 should be fine




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  Reply # 612065 19-Apr-2012 18:31
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I have a HTC Desire. This is almost identical to a N1 aside from a few differences. Everything else is the same though - same code base. Sandvold is porting texasice N1 to Desire, and dk-zero-cool released Cyanogenmod9 for nexus one after getting it relatively stable on Desire.

I'm using CM9 from dk-zero-cool and have been ever since the camera was functional (abeit unstable), which was quite some months ago (january even?)

Huge improvements in stability. Now my only issues are with camera sometimes force closing as i exit it. its notable that barcode scanning and panorama do not work. Video does work but can be a tad unstable.

Cyanogenmod enhancements are slowly trickling in as they get added.

Only other problems ive encountered are sometimes getting a reboot using maps (maybe 1/20 times and only when using it intensively). No one else seems to be getting this so theres a chance its my device.

I have overclocked to 1152mhz (smartassv2) just for an extra speed boost. it IS noticible that the first generation snapdragons can get a bit overwhelmed at times, so the slight overclock makes it a little bit snappier. 

Overall great to use as a daily rom. Still not quite enough for me to recommend to a non techy user that needs everything 100% working.

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  Reply # 612068 19-Apr-2012 18:40
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Thing to remember with CM9 is that its all basically the same code bar the drivers etc... So the experience will be pretty much the same on most devices including faults etc.




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