ICS ROM for Rooted Kindle Fire! [CM9]


Couple weeks back we saw one of the first beta versions of ICS on the Kindle Fire. Well, someone has been working hard to port CyanogenMod 9 ICS ROM to Kindle Fire and boy, it’s almost there with most things working including sound.

The only thing not working in the ROM is video decoding, which doesn’t allow you to watch Netflix movies and alike but if you don’t watch Netflix, this ROM might suit you fine.

It shouldn’t take too long for the developers to figure the last video decoding part out so let’s keep our fingers crossed as I think fully-working ICS should be here any moment for rooted Kindle Fire users.

And for those of you who want to try this beta ICS ROM, here’s the ROM download:

Download ICS CM9 ROM

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19 Responses to ICS ROM for Rooted Kindle Fire! [CM9]

  1. lee says:

    hey guys, your rom is great, but i got a problem with it, after flash rom cm9, when i chose power off, i can start it up again, what’s up dude? please help me, reply me soon
    sincerely

    • deadcolor says:

      if you hold down the power button for a long time, you may see the light goes out.
      and try to hold it down again til the power on.
      I had the same problem and freaked out but was not a big problem :)

  2. deadcolor says:

    aite, I’ve successfully installed CM9, works fine.

    The thing is, I couldn’t find Android Market App and somehow, USB mode is not working!
    Can’t connect Kindle Fire (CM9) to my desktop.. and it says that the driver is ‘unknown device’.
    My desktop is win 7 x64 system fyi.
    arrrrgg…. can anyone help me??

    • deadcolor says:

      the pc catches kindle fire CM9 as ‘removable disk’ and when I try to open it, it says ‘plz insert a disk to removable disk’… hmmm what’s wrong :’(

    • deadcolor says:

      Okay after I restore to kindle fire original, USB works fine…
      I guess CM9 has some problem.
      Please someone lemme know how to solve this problem!
      I’m dying to use ICS on my kindle fire~~~ ahhhhh

    • koper says:

      You can mount it fromTWRP

    • iRootLikeAPro says:

      Just plug the kindle back into your computer and then reinstall the drivers the same way you did when you rooted your Kindle

  3. George says:

    trying to use CM9 but it keeps reverting back to regular OS when i flash

    • deadcolor says:

      It’s not just flashing if you carefully read the instruction.
      zip file composed with 2 parts, which you flash and then restore….
      I had the same problem lol

    • deadcolor says:

      anyway, after installed CM9, for me it showed USB connection issue
      (had problem with MTP blah blah something and couldn’t connect the unit via USB no matter what)
      if you solve that problem plz lemme know :)

  4. Anthony Kiniyalocts says:

    Has anyone successfully gotten the old version (Updated version will not currently work on custom roms) of the Google chrome beta to work on this? It requires HW acceleration and this version of CM9 has an option to force HW acceleration rendering in the developer options of the settings menu. I have enabled the setting and rebooted my KF , but chrome still will not work… The rom on my HTC Desire 4g also has this “force HW acceleration rendering” and after checking that, chrome beta works. Just wondering if anyone else has tried this, also great rom ! : )

  5. Anh says:

    Can you toggle easily back and forth between new ROM and the stock ROM via a launcher? If so, can you do a video on that? That way, we can still use the old stock ROM to play amazon prime video (with the temporary unrooting app). I’ve seen cyanogen 7 do the toggling. Not sure how to do it though.

  6. Skrewie says:

    Hey there !

    This rom i awesome ! Really like it. But i dont get my WIFI to work ? Every time a set wifi on its turns off. So is it the kernel to blame or is it any easy fix for this bug ? Like kernel 1,3 ghz runs smooth….. PLz help :)
    Regards Skrew…

  7. Raj says:

    any idea when does the official ICS update for Kindle Fire will be hitting the air..?

    • admin says:

      not sure but you will be able to install it using TWRP when it does, no need to unroot and install via air.

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