Cyanogen Mod 9 is nearly complete and is working like a charm on the ATT i717 Galaxy Note. It is a great firmware for those who want pure Android experience without any touchwiz or any sort of addons baked. Heck, the developers have not even included an S-pen app. They suggest you to install Papyrus and Markers app from Marketplace if you want them.
To install Cyanogen Mod 9 ROM, use these instructions: