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#1 BytecodeMe

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 12:38 AM

I as have many others, lost root on the JB leak.Whatever the reason, we're all itching to get root back. So lets get it done.

I'm starting a bounty for whoever can get us root on this leak, as it will also benefit us in the way that we can jump back to this kernel and root it using the exploit found when the official OTA rolls around.

I'm putting down $90 for whoever can get a root exploit for the leak.

Any others willing to put down their money?


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Bytecode - $90
wacocapretto - $20
johnpaul530 - $10
Whipping_Post+1 - $10
jw0914 - $10
joe53787 - $50
imhowie - $10
cedriccl - $10
Steeleio - $20
cvhovey - $10
chasr - $20
jcarlosfox - $20
Smore4u - $10
anoopch - $10
jmnjms - $20
markarr - $10
Fritzer911 - $10
Nitewolf - $25
kboss805 - $20
rjglenn - $25
kuroespino - $10
skybro - $20


Total: $450

I will update this post with those pledged.

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#2 wacocapretto

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:02 AM

ill pledge $10..... if i could offer more i would
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Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:03 AM

I'm gonna figure it out and take all your money! Lol j/k Let's hope someone takes advantage of this offer.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:13 AM

ill pledge $10..... if i could offer more i would


Updated. Thank you. :D

I'm gonna figure it out and take all your money! Lol j/k Let's hope someone takes advantage of this offer.

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Please do! It's gonna be a sum lol ;)

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 01:16 AM

Might buy a RAZR just to mess with. Defeats my purpose of getting a "new" phone though lol. I will pay some bills and see if I can pitch in a few bucks for your cause.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 04:36 AM

This is a good idea except for when they do release the final build of jb, it is going to be on a jb kernel and NOT on a ics kernel.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 04:41 AM

This is a good idea except for when they do release the final build of jb, it is going to be on a jb kernel and NOT on a ics kernel.

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The leaked update will get an OTA to the official Jellybean. It HAS to.

The secure version won't increase again.

If a root method is discovered for the official or even leaked 4.1.2 update we can make it work no matter how they patched it as long as we have the update file from the leak to official.

1. Fastboot flash 6.16.211 system.img and preinstall.img
2. Sideload Leak Jellybean 4.1.2.
3. Root on 4.1.2 (if we get an exploit)
4. Protect Root.
5. Sideload OTA Update from the Leak.

So no, this is not a worthless gesture.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:30 AM

I pledge $10 also. I miss root :(
Update: Paid


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Posted 05 January 2013 - 10:36 AM

OP updated with new pledges.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 02:30 PM

I'm not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to linux and exploits (and it's about to show lol) but I was curious about something...

Why wouldn't simply copying files from a rooted JB maxx to say a non-rooted maxx hd that came with JB pre-installed work, or flashing the ics kernel, system.img, preinstall.img, etc... or something along those lines onto the maxx hd?

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:27 PM

I'm not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to linux and exploits (and it's about to show lol) but I was curious about something...

Why wouldn't simply copying files from a rooted JB maxx to say a non-rooted maxx hd that came with JB pre-installed work, or flashing the ics kernel, system.img, preinstall.img, etc... or something along those lines onto the maxx hd?


We can't copy files to the /system(where root is) of a phone without root access. So you couldn't copy existing files from a rooted phones system to an uprooted phones system as there is no way to get access to it.

We can't flash one phones fastboot files to another as they have different hardware, therefore different drivers and libs. What drivers and libs are compatible with one phones hardware is incompatible with another's. Sometimes a manufacturer makes builds that can run on multiple phones, such as Moto having the exact same builds for the Razr and D4. Because they are very close in hardware. Also files need to be signed for a certain partition and for certain phones and the Razr signature wouldn't work on the HD.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:46 PM

I as have many others, lost root on the JB leak.Whatever the reason, we're all itching to get root back. So lets get it done.

I'm starting a bounty for whoever can get us root on this leak, as it will also benefit us in the way that we can jump back to this kernel and root it using the exploit found when the official OTA rolls around.

I'm putting down $90 for whoever can get a root exploit for the leak.

Any others willing to put down their money?

Pledged:

Bytecode - $90
wacocapretto - $10
johnpaul530 - $10


Total: $110

I will update this post with those pledged.

Lets get root!

Loosing root would suck. If i were you I would complain to Verizon and get a replacement. Tell them it reboots everytime you make a call. I did that with Tmobile with my old Mytouch 4g worked like a charm :)

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 04:20 PM

Loosing root would suck. If i were you I would complain to Verizon and get a replacement. Tell them it reboots everytime you make a call. I did that with Tmobile with my old Mytouch 4g worked like a charm :)


VZW says I'm out of warranty. Moto thinks I'm still rooted. So they won't give me any service. Besides we still need a root exploit if somebody really screws up and has to fastboot and apply update in recovery.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:30 PM

I'm not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to linux and exploits (and it's about to show lol) but I was curious about something...

Why wouldn't simply copying files from a rooted JB maxx to say a non-rooted maxx hd that came with JB pre-installed work, or flashing the ics kernel, system.img, preinstall.img, etc... or something along those lines onto the maxx hd?

if things were that easy the devs on this site would have done it...

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 03:20 PM

I am fortunate enough to replace my phone for other problems other than being an idiot and losing my root. But, I know how I felt when I realized the loss of some pretty simple tweaks that root gave me. From my searches, there seems to be some promise out there, we just need to let these brilliant minds know they have an incentive. I throw my $10 in the pot to give everyone their phones back that lost root going to the jellybean leak.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:05 PM

If you have one of the new RAZR family released in the last half of of 2012, rerooting after JB update is simple and is outlined in my thread "Successful JB Root for Motorola Users"; however if you have one of the original RAZR family, then you're out of luck until an exploit is found.

My $10 goes in as well.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:12 PM

If you have one of the new RAZR family released in the last half of of 2012, rerooting after JB update is simple and is outlined in my thread "Successful JB Root for Motorola Users"; however if you have one of the original RAZR family, then you're out of luck until an exploit is found.

My $10 goes in as well.



I am fortunate enough to replace my phone for other problems other than being an idiot and losing my root. But, I know how I felt when I realized the loss of some pretty simple tweaks that root gave me. From my searches, there seems to be some promise out there, we just need to let these brilliant minds know they have an incentive. I throw my $10 in the pot to give everyone their phones back that lost root going to the jellybean leak.



Pledges added. Thank you.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:00 PM

If you have one of the new RAZR family released in the last half of of 2012, rerooting after JB update is simple and is outlined in my thread "Successful JB Root for Motorola Users"; however if you have one of the original RAZR family, then you're out of luck until an exploit is found.

My $10 goes in as well.

This is the DROID RAZR original forum section...go figure we'd be talking about the Original DROID RAZR ;)

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:55 PM

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:57 PM

If you have one of the new RAZR family released in the last half of of 2012, rerooting after JB update is simple and is outlined in my thread "Successful JB Root for Motorola Users"; however if you have one of the original RAZR family, then you're out of luck until an exploit is found.

My $10 goes in as well.


that's twice you have posted in the wrong forum. we all know about jb root for the razr hd and its nothing new as you claim... but this is an og razr forum hence the name droid razr not droid razr hd.

anyway put me down for $10 more $20 total..
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