Before everyone gets too excited, this is NOT the long-awaited 2.x update. This is another incremental 1.5 update. On the Verizon website is the following notice:
Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a new software enhancement for your Droid Eris by HTC smartphone. The Droid Eris software version ROM: 1.17.605.1/ Radio: 126.96.36.199.09 update includes the following update:
Rare instances where the display locked or
appeared to be in an out-of-service state when
attempting to wake up the DROID ERIS from
screen saver mode no longer occurs.