Anyone prefer the stock ROM with their own customization?

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  1. kiyanofosho

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    Does anyone prefer the stock 2.1 ESE81 Rom instead of the custom 2.1 roms. So far, I have a custom kernal on my stock ESE81 and its so much smoother than the custom roms. ive tried Cyanogenmod, UltimateDroid, DroidMod, and none seem to satisfy me as much as the stock. I still cant find the benefits of having a custom rom. Can someone show me the light?
     
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    Well overclocking/ custom boots and framework are some of the benefits. Personally, tethering doesn't do it for me (wired or wireless). I don't need the internet 'that' bad. I always travel with my MacBook, so if I have wifi, its with me- If not, meh...
     
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    as far as i know there are no roms out with 2.1 ESE81. i know some are being tested. actually i recall reading about one that just happened last night but i don't remember what it was
     
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    Yeah that's what I'm saying. I just like how smooth my overclocked stock rom is. And you can usually download the apks for the tether apps
     
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    I feel the same way
     
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    Well, that is all the ROM guys are doing too.

    They are doing what you just recommended. They are changing some themes and adding a couple apps and maybe adding a bash shell.

    If you can do those things youself, then you DON'T need ROMs ... you have, in fact, created your own ROM.
     
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    Ok i guess i don't understand the question. None of the roms he/she has tried was even running on ese81. so how could anyone answer that question?! maybe bump this up in a week lol
     
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    i've seen several threads of the 81 rom...am i off?
     
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    yah that's the one i was talking about in post #3. but ese81 is still only in testing in all the roms he/she mentioned above. i don't think any of those have been released. natediddy is testing one right now that's "flash at your own risk" for Blackdroid. i don't mean to cause a big debate and maybe i'm off base but as far as i'm concerned...until those roms mentioned in the op release a version of their rom running on ese81...the question isn't fair. i mean my God...2.1 just came out "officially" so it's gonna take SOME time to rebuild the whole thing with deox

    EDIT: is Cyanogenmod running 8.1? someone said how sweet it is this morning. i KNOW droidmod isn't
     
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    I think the OP is referring to using maybe Pete's stock ese81 and making his own customizations from vaious Metamorph theme parts. The stock rooted ese81 runs very smoothly on it's own. That is exactly what I did yesterday when Pete released the stock rooted ROM. I found a battery icon I liked and the transparent widget Metamorph as well as one of Chevy's lv kernels and they work great and it is very smooth. I also tried to install a dark task bar and it FC'ed so bad I ended up doing a restore. I have been tweaking and doing a nandroid after each thing I try.
     
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