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[ROOT] Mempodroid root - ICS 9.4.2.11+

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By se1000, Senior Member on 24th January 2012, 09:47 AM
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** This is completely unsupported!!!!!!! **

ALL credit goes to saurik for the root method, Jason A. Donenfeld (zx2c4) for finding the exploit, alpharevx for finding the offsets and initial confirmation on the Transformer Prime and viperboy for finding it and posting it in his thread. I did not research, find, or develop this root method!

Mods, if I've done anything wrong, please feel free to remove this thread.

You will need to know how to use ADB commands, otherwise, use viperMOD PrimeTime!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.
Downloads:

mempodroid binary
su binary


Root:

adb push mempodroid /data/local
adb push su /data/local
adb shell

chmod 777 /data/local/mempodroid
/data/local/mempodroid 0xd9ec 0xaf47 sh

** You should now be in a remote shell session with root (indicated by #)

mount -o remount,rw -t ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p1 /system

** IF you have previously rooted your Prime, run the following two commands. They may throw an error that the file a file was not found.

rm /system/bin/su
rm /system/xbin/su


cat /data/local/su > /system/xbin/su
chown 0.0 /system/xbin/su
chmod 06755 /system/xbin/su
rm /data/local/mempodroid
rm /data/local/su
exit
exit

adb reboot


After your Transformer Prime comes up, install Superuser from android market.

HOPEFULLY everyone has learned their lesson and will also install Voodoo Rootkeeper as well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! R

Enjoi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


** Feb 21 2012 Edit **

Works on 9.4.2.14


** Feb 09 2012 Edit **

Works on 9.4.2.13

** Jan 25 2012 Edit **

Changed the mount command - thanks viperboy!
Added steps to possibly resolve issues with previously rooted systems
Changed a few steps to be a little bit easier.


**Jan 24 2012 Edit **

Some people are reporting issues with this method. I suspect this is due to previously having root or other altered files. A method that has worked for some is to update to 9.4.2.11.1 and then following the above procedures. Please note, this firmware release is unofficial and at this time THERE IS NO DOWNGRADE PATH.
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24th January 2012, 10:03 AM |#2  
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i keep getting permission denied after

adb shell /data/local/mempodroid 0xd9ec 0xaf47 mount -o remount,rw '' /system
24th January 2012, 10:04 AM |#3  
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i missed a chmod step, add it just now.

run:
adb shell chmod 777 /data/local/mempodroid

and then pick up right where you left off.
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24th January 2012, 10:11 AM |#4  
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as i am not root nor superuser .. i don't even get access

/ $ cd data
~ $ ls
ls: can't open '.': Permission denied
24th January 2012, 10:12 AM |#5  
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after this command
adb shell /data/local/mempodroid 0xd9ec 0xaf47 sh
i got root@android:/ # but i cant type anything else in the dos windows after it.. can you explain further please
24th January 2012, 10:13 AM |#6  
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Originally Posted by insane111

after this command
adb shell /data/local/mempodroid 0xd9ec 0xaf47 sh
i got root@android:/ # but i cant type anything else in the dos windows after it.. can you explain further please

click on the window, you should be able to continue typing
24th January 2012, 10:14 AM |#7  
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/mnt/sdcard/Download $ adb push su /data/local
error: device not found
24th January 2012, 10:15 AM |#8  
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for some odd reason i cant type anything else after on that window..
24th January 2012, 10:18 AM |#9  
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after shell with root, i get the #, but i can't type anything afterwards. do i just repeat the process over?

edit: question was already asked, tried clicking on window, doesn't work.
24th January 2012, 10:18 AM |#10  
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Originally Posted by insane111

for some odd reason i cant type anything else after on that window..

updating!

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24th January 2012, 10:20 AM |#11  
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Originally Posted by toby77jo

/mnt/sdcard/Download $ adb push su /data/local
error: device not found

no offense, you may want to just wait for the one click root.

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