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Molly also has an OTA available to LPX13D. It only took me a couple of hours to get my ADT-1 to actually accept it. As with the new Nexus 5 and 7 previews, this device needs a modified kernel for root.
It's all a bit clumsy and will be easier in the future, but here's how you get root on it:
"adb reboot bootloader"
"fastboot flash boot boot.img" the modified kernel from here: http://download.chainfire.eu/583/SuperSU/adt1-molly-lpx13d-kernel.zip
apply CF-Auto-Root from here: http://download.chainfire.eu/561/CF-Root/CF-Auto-Root/CF-Auto-Root-molly-molly-adt1.zip
download the latest SuperSU ZIP from here: download.chainfire.eu/supersu
extract common/Superuser.apk from that ZIP
boot into Android
"adb install -r Superuser.apk"
Or in short, flash the modified kernel, apply autoroot, manually install the latest SuperSU package with Android TV support.
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You sir are an android god :o its so awesome that you do this work and share it for the world to see
Giantpune on #gtvhackers also has a boot.img for root on the latest ota.
Can the note 4 be rooted
its working fine for me. i first flash latest TWRP recovery, then a modified radio, then CF modified kernel and then SU..
+Ahmed Athyf where did you find modified radio, can you link it?
Why dont you boss at google... they r still very much behind of you in terms of algorithms
thank you +Ahmed Athyf can you post me the CF kernel?
so you didn't try CF kernel yet. I thought you were actually having a problem after flashing CF modified kernel
the problem is that flashing the modified kernel just does nothing, nothing changes, no root..
oh man.. after flashing the the kernel, flash the superSU by CF. you are flashing that kernel so that the SuperSU can work.
+Chainfire Hey man, kinda new to the Molly scene, wondering if an OTA can be accepted with this Boot.img flashed? Thanks man.
Also, what block is the Boot partition? Running "cat /proc/partitions/" gives me Al blocks mounted, but "ls -al /dev/block/platform/dw_mmc/by-name" returns permission denied (normally works in non-root mode doesn't it?)
+Ahmed Athyf I flash the kernel and flash de SU uppdate from CF. Then I reboot but nexus isn't rooted and in device infos kernel is still the google one... dunno!
What are the benefits of rooting the ADT-1?
After flashing modified boot.IMG , my phone not booting.. Kindly fix this.
im stuck on what chainfire means by apply cf auto root can someone clear this up for me?
+Daniele Febei after flashing the kernel.. and SU .. did Yuh open the SU to see whether its working?
It says rooted and so does root checker but i cant seem to use the es file explorer root directory so im trying again. Any help?
+Ahmed Athyf I did. It asks me for binaries manual update. I tried flashing N5_root_boot then CF kernel and then SuperSU. It just starts booting in loop entering automatically in twrp recovery without boot the system. I made a factory reset but nothing changed. Then I recover a previous backup...
I'm still stuck trying to get the update to take on my ADT-1. It had downloaded it and it would not reboot, unrooted, factory reset then it looked like it applied and rebooted but it didnt actually update. Same problem with sideload over ADB, the update still won't stick. It is some consolation that it took CF a couple of hours to get it to take, ill try more tonight.
+Daniele Febei are you trying to root the ADT-1, or Nexus? It appears
+Ahmed Athyf posted a radio for the Nexus and not the ADT-1. This post was about ADT-1. Just wanted to point that out.
On another note, to anyone running the root boot.img from the previous preview version of Android TV - how in the world do you get the ota to actually update? I've tryed a ton of things and the closest I've gotten was booting without network functionality. Any advice?
I'm having issues with getting
CF-Auto-Root to work
+Rahul Zain and for anyone else wondering -- unzip the CF-auto-root zip, "sudo chmod +x ./root-mac.sh" and then "./root-mac.sh"
I finally got an "stock" image and was able to update after flashing that on it.
Does anyone know why I'd get a "No SU binary installed." Can someone guide me to the right place? I can't seem to find a solution Nexus 5 - 5.0
+Ahmed Mustafa Try the steps again i had the same problem second install work fine for me.
+Liang Wei, you should notice two things -- one, you can execute 'adb shell' and then 'sudo' or 'su', two, you should notice that Super User is installed as an application in the lean back launcher.
Any word on a CF-approved root for 5.0.2? There are other root out but I would prefer one from CF. Ideally I'd like to see a root method with no modified kernel so that we won't have headaches when an OTA is pushed. I spent hours recovering my ADT-1 when the LRX22G OTA was released...
Anyone tried this on 5.0.2 (LRX22G) at all?
just did this on 5.0.2 with modified steps:
instead of flashing the modified kernel (step 2) just do:
fastboot boot boot.img
which boots using it once, then after running the cf-autoroot .bat file you do (AGAIN):
adb reboot bootloader
thats the nice thing of doing it that way it boots ONCE using the boot.img file instead of replacing the inplace kernel, handy i guess testing a modified kernel of whatever.
Having issue with rooting. I have ADT-1 but with lollipop. It came with the update. I connect it to my computer, and it shows as available, but it says unauthorized. It wont let me go into bootloader to flash the recovery