I just tried again and have successfully rooted using Kingo 1.2 Just verified the knox was 0x0.
SU is on it and I have added back my Adaway and my other ROOT apps. When I first lost my root access and tried Kingo and it did not work I sent them an email letting them know. I had to retry Kingo 3 times, but SUCCESS.
Now if I can figure out how to enable portable hotspot without that 611 note I will be in great shape!!!!
BIG THUMBS UP TO KINGO.
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Just an asside.
I was at a public meeting with a guy who works at Google last night. We talked about 4.4 and some other interesting things that Google is pondering and may do. Like making it super easy to root and put a custom rom on or even structure your stock rom to your liking, themes...etc...