Root So should Hero ROMs work on the Eris?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by GrdLock, Mar 15, 2010.

  1. GrdLock

    GrdLock Well-Known Member
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    Now that I'm rooted, I'm anxious to try out some custom ROMs, but too impatient for Eris-specific ones to be released.

    Do ya'll think ROMs made for the Hero will work fine on the Eris?
     

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  2. refthemc

    refthemc Well-Known Member
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    No, you will brick your phone
     
  3. charklos

    charklos Well-Known Member
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  4. pkopalek

    pkopalek Well-Known Member
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    It's conceivable that Hero roms will be adapted that might work.

    But ones that exist will, certainly, brick your phone, if they work at all.
     
  5. flspnr

    flspnr Well-Known Member
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    Why?:)
     
  6. pkopalek

    pkopalek Well-Known Member
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    Slightly different hardware all around.

    Different camera board. We have 262k color screen, hero has 65k. Even the processor is a slightly different part.

    It's not far off. But even the subtle differences make it work or not work. Or if it actually boots up at all, probably not do so well.
     
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  7. jamezelle

    jamezelle Well-Known Member
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    +1

    the libs need ported and the kernel needs to be changed among other things
     

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