Originally Posted by Dweia
Another (pssibly) interesting thing that "strings system_diags" showed is that there are somewhere a few parameters for "idme", which suggest it might be possible to get into fastboot directly from diags:
Unless they removed it, you could set fastboot mode from the exit menu.
As I understand it, there are several different versions of the diags partition for 5.1.0 in the wild now, so what works on one may not work on another.
That auto-deleting /usr/local really sucks.