egzthunder1 · May 16, 2011 at 06:44 am

Enter the Roms – First Custom Rom for SGS 2 Hits the Street

While we don’t normally celebrate Rom releases here in the Portal, we figured that this was important enough as it points to the beginning of something wonderful for SGS 2 owners due to it being the first ever custom Rom for this device. XDA moderator pulser_g2, has been resurrected into this developer’s world to bring you the newest installment of a Rom that all of you Hero owners are likely familiar with. VillainRom 1.0 is ready and available for mass consumption. Keep in mind the instructions for flashing this properly. You will need to use Odin and identify your device as a PDA and nothing else. According to the dev, since this is a tar.md5 file, Odin will double check for the md5 to be correct, so your chances of damaging your device with a corrupt download are slim to none. However, he has provided the value in the thread for you to verify that you downloaded the right thing.

Needless to say, you don’t need to be rooted to flash this on your device. Are you ready to take your SGS 2 to the next level? If so, please take this for a spin and leave some feedback for the dev, in case you run into issues or bugs.

So… After saying last night I had the first custom ROM booting on the SGS2, it seems only fair to share it with you guys so you can get some VillainROM goodness on your SGS2s.

You can find more information in the ROM thread.

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Thanks pulser_g2 for the tip.


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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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