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I've got an iPhone 3gs with new bootrom, im guessing that the new jailbreak (as it is untethered) needs a bootrom exploit to load the ios exploit?

asked 01 Feb '13, 20:02

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I'm 99% sure there is no new bootrom exploit. It's all Userland.

It will work on all devices minus the ATV3. On all 6.x versions.


answered 01 Feb '13, 20:05

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cybr1d ♦

edited 01 Feb '13, 20:06

Thank you for the reply - i have no idea what user land is or anything - got my iPhone at Christmas and was a bit annoyed to discover i could only get a tethered jb, I've just updated from 6.0.1 > 6.1 [via itunes]and cant wait to give it ago, lol

(01 Feb '13, 20:08) InFaMouS InFaMouS's gravatar image

i hope you restored in iTunes if you were jailbroken at the time. You need to kill the jailbreak first otherwise you lose system space.

And without getting technical: bootrom exploit = hardware, userland = software

(01 Feb '13, 20:12) cybr1d ♦ cybr1d's gravatar image

I wasn't jail broken, but i did backup and restore and update, lol.


Userland describes the software running on an iDevice after the kernel has started. A userland-based exploit or jailbreak, being entirely software-based, can be patched by Apple. Userland jailbreaks differ from jailbreaks that affect the boot chain of trust, in that they do not allow custom firmwares/IMG3 files to be flashed.

Existing userland jailbreaks include JailbreakMe Star and Saffron. "

(01 Feb '13, 20:15) InFaMouS InFaMouS's gravatar image

Ah well you're all set to go then :)

(01 Feb '13, 20:19) cybr1d ♦ cybr1d's gravatar image

I know, can hardly wait, have been waiting because of an early batt. issue, keep turning off my iPhone so i thought an tethered** jailbreak would be a pain in the "neck" [lol]

(01 Feb '13, 20:21) InFaMouS InFaMouS's gravatar image

pretty sure you mean 'tethered' ;P and Yea, we're all excited around here too xD

(01 Feb '13, 20:25) cybr1d ♦ cybr1d's gravatar image
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Asked: 01 Feb '13, 20:02

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