Most stable, lightly modified ESE81 ROM?

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    I'm looking for something with a few extra features, like tethering, but keeps the base look and functionality of stock. I have a Moto Droid. Any recommendations?
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    If you are only interested in tethering and don't want overclocking, you could go with a stock ESE81 ROM. The ability to tether is determined by the kernel and not the ROM. Prior to the introduction of an app called Barnacle, you needed a modified kernel to WiFi tether. Now Barnacle enables the user to WiFi tether with a stock kernel and rooted stock ROM.If you want something more than tethering, IMO, the most stable ese81 is the latest Cyanogen Mod.
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    i did this the other day and used this for instructions and it worked perfectly... i post that b/c i'm a bit of a noob at all of this and had no problems
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    Cyanogen is pretty nice and looks clean.
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    ROM Manager + Cyanogen 5.0.6.2 + Home from ROM Manager>Download ROM = Heaven.

    Fast, WiFi tether accepted, and you get the coolest (in my opinion) rounded notification bar. It has a nice feel to it.

    Might I add, if you are using ANY custom ROM, and are a n00bcake, ROM Manager is the easiest way to do anything. Just be rooted and it is all straightforward, there is even a rooted stock 2.1 on there if you go to stock images when you download.
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    The Cyanogen rom looks pretty good - I'll try that.

    I just rooted my Droid from stock 2.1 using these instructions.
    How-To Root your stock 2.1 Droid

    It was rather long, but it works now. I have SPRecovery on it since that was in the instructions.

    Based on that, what steps do I need to do to get Cyanogen on the "correct" way from here?

    Thanks everyone so far.

    Edit: Nevermind. Got it loaded with ROM manager. Everything looks good and is running fine!
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    Grats, I'm glad to know there is another happy Cyanogen user now :)

    ROM Manager is probably the most helpful (and easy) app a modder can have.

    Now, what you have to do is pick up a sick CyanogenMod signature and you're all set!
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    LOL..poster asked for a lightly modified ESE81 ROM, and then went with the most modified ROM out there, thats not even ESE81 :D
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    This is what I did and I have no problems so far. I almost ripped it back off once I saw the 3D screen (whatever it's called) but tried the "Home" in ROM Manager and it brought it back to normal.
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    Your build.prop says that for compatbility with the market. Go ask koush if cyanogenmod is built off of ESE81 source.


    I insist. Please report back your findings.
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    In all honestly I don't care what build anyone uses when I like their Rom's I use them, Koush's new Rom flies on my phone. I might try your new ROM soon as well, if so do you recommend starting with an unthemed build then flash your Rom?

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    Wait for 1.1.1 thats in testing. Its basically 1.1, with all up to date fixes, and a couple of additions. The default rom sports a red and black theme. The unthemed rom in the forum has most of the updates that are present in 1.1.1, but not all of them.
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    Most unenlightened people do not care what lies underneath the hood, but if it looks nice, and is supercharged, guaranteed they'll hop the boat.

    And Pete's stock 2.1 compile isn't nearly as epic as Cyanogenmod's powerhouse structure.