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I recently started experimenting with omnirom and Samsung Galaxy N7000. The build installs perfectly fine along with Google Apps (from Paranoid Android) . However, when I try to install another Custom ROM like Paranoid Andriod-3.99-RC2 for N7000 or PACMAN ROM for N7000, it fails to install. The details:

Omnirom version: omni-4.4-20131204-n7000-NIGHTLY
Device: Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 - International / India.
Google Apps: pa_gapps-full-4.4-20131126-signed

I have attached the log (recovery.txt) for reference.

Any advise / help is appreciated.

... Prashant
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This is a recently confirmed issue that I'm not sure what the solution is.

Google made a bunch of changes to how system properties are handled between 4.3 and 4.4. They created some compatibility features such that 4.4 update-binaries would flash on older (4.3 and previous) recoveries, but that doesn't work when flashing zips with 4.3 (and older) update-binaries from a recovery built with 4.4

On most devices, the solution is to just build recovery from a 4.3 tree - but since recovery and kernel are one and the same on the galaxys2 family, there's currently no good solution other than flashing a kernel with a 4.3 (or older) recovery in order to flash a 4.3 (or older) ZIP.

Or the other option which SHOULD work is to remove all the assert checks from the updater-script.
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Just flash a custom CM10.2 kernel like raw kernel 4 r3p2 and reboot in recovery.
Then follow the instructions for PA or Pacman.

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