Verizon model is protected from flashing unsigned/modified boot.img and recovery.img. Which means there is no known root method as for now for SCH-I535.
Stay tuned for more informations as we are doing research now.
Rooted stock boot.img issue:
<ID:0/008> Firmware update start..
<ID:0/008> NAND Write Start!!
<ID:0/008> FAIL! (Auth)
<ID:0/003> Firmware update start..
<ID:0/003> NAND Write Start!!
<ID:0/003> Complete(Write) operation failed.
+ 10% - phone rooted trough system.img tricks -> http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1756885 (by invisiblek)
boot.img -> signed
recovery.img -> signed
system.img -> not signed
cache.img -> not signed
News about locked Verizon model is spreading over the websites and main tech-related portals. Hopefully we will get some detailed info soon.
It looks like it has been rooted by using system.img trick (system.img is not signed)
Enjoy! and thanx to invisiblek good job!