Saturday, July 21, 2012

Android-x86 4.0.4 ICS RC2 with Ethernet patch

One of the known issues for Android-x86 4.0-RC2 is no Ethernet supports. So you will not get Internet connection on some devices and VirtualBox using the official Android-x86 builds. However, you may use a custom Android-x86 4.0-RC2 build by Ron M. This custom build has integrated an Ethernet patch (for Internet connection) and Intel's ARM libraries to run ARM applications. So you don't have to get hands dirty by altering computer code and files.

The installation is same as the official Android-x86 builds and can be referred to my step-by-step installation guides below:

I ran the custom Android-x86 4.0.4 RC2 build in VirtualBox. The network connection and ARM libraries works. Here's some screenshots:

Android-x86 4.0.4 ICS RC2 - Home Screen

Android-x86 4.0.4 ICS RC2 - Menu Screen

Android-x86 4.0.4 ICS RC2 -

Android-x86 4.0.4 ICS RC2 - Angry Birds


  1. How do I edit build.prop file? I want to change sth but i can't mount system folder as read/write. :(

  2. I used adb pull build.prop and edit on computer, then push it back to system folder. But I messed up my Android VM in the end because I randomly edit the build.prop file without knowing how to tweak build.prop.

  3. Stuck with

    some ref:

  4. Which laptops/pcs are compatile with this version???? I tried on my eeepc 701 but it just went into an error loop. Help!!!