Lost root with JB update

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  1. PhontomF

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    So I just updated to JB and lost root access. I used voodoo OTA root keeper but root still not working after restoring root through voodoo. Is there any way to root a device with JB yet? Is it possible to FXZ back to ICS or no?
     
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    Not yet from what I understand. In addition to Voodoo it was suggested to also update su binaries: I did both and saved root. Instructions and warnings to do this have been posted in a few forums since Tuesday after the rollout began. :(
     
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    I'm also waiting for a root exploit.
     
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    If you used Voodoo, there is a method involving ADB shell on XDA. "[Q] Lost Root After Jelly Bean OTA Update" is the thread name. Method is on the second page.

    It worked for me quite easily. If you've got questions, PM me.
     
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    Yeah it's my bad, I FXZ'd ICS, rooted, voodooed, forgot to update binaries, then installed JB.

    Tillmorn, I get permission denied when I try and run su-backup through ADB. I'm most likely screwed unless someone releases an exploit root that works.
     
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    Sorry for not replying early. I was busy preparing my semi-annual parts return at the dealership.

    Permission denied. Not too terribly familiar with ADB so I'll have to take shots in the dark here. What's Voodoo look like? Is there a backup in place or is it completely wiped out?

    PM me and I'll give you the links that got me up and running after my massive botch up.
     
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    Thanks for reply, I do have an su backup located in system/usr/we-need-root/su-backup which is the one I get permission denied when I try and execute it with ADB
     
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