there are much more useful roms and mods for the chromecast now made my devs who actually own the device. go use them. I am no longer doing anything at all with the chromecast. (I haven't found one at any local store with a serial number in the rootable range, and I have no use for a stock one.)
rooted images for the chromecast that will remove google's ability to update anything at will. Use this to save your open bootloader.
Discussion started in here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2387392
Split off to make it easier to find for new users.
build 13300: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2453097 not my image. Made by someone who actually owns a chromecast.
build 12940: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...t-12940.bin.gz
build 12840: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...omecast.bin.gz
GTVHacker - original root image
Google - for making the h2g2-42
ellen - putting up with me making these instead of watching chick flics with her