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How to fix some mysterious problems.

Hey Guys, I decided to update my 3GS from 4.3.1 to 4.3.2. I downloaded the correct IPSW and used Redsn0w 0.9.6rc14 to JB and loaded Cydia as normal but while cydia was updating it's files it returned a few errors and ended up not working correctly.

I decided to do a clean install from scratch so I did a shift restore to the IPSW that I had used earlier then did the jailbreak and selected install Cydia. All went as it should then when I first opened Cydia to update the files I got an error saying something like "Running low on memory, Delete photos or video?". I dismissed this and continued and so far all seems to be working fine.

My questions are : When Redsn0w patches the IPSW does that copy on my desktop then change for good or is it just as its copied to the phone? Is it better to have 2 copies of the IPSW one to save as a clean back up to restore to in case of problems? Am I likely to encounter further problems after restoring from an IPSW copy already used?

Appreciate your thoughts, Thanks

asked 02 May '11, 03:51

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edited 02 May '11, 08:44

raviraj%20jailbreak%20guru's gravatar image

raviraj jailbreak guru

Redsn0w doesn't change anything in your ipsw, it merely extracts files that it uses during the jailbreak.

They don't distribute the extracted files along with the redsn0w tool in order not breach the copyright laws, and so no need to keep two copies of the same ipsw unless you customize it with PwnageTool or Sn0wbreeze, in which case you would end up with the original ipsw + a custom ipsw.


answered 02 May '11, 04:00

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edited 02 May '11, 04:02

Thanks for that. Do you have any idea what the low memory error was caused by?

(02 May '11, 04:28) henrietta henrietta's gravatar image

forget that error, open cydia, under manage click on storage and see what's happening there.


answered 02 May '11, 06:07

raviraj%20jailbreak%20guru's gravatar image

raviraj jailbreak guru

Ok had a look and it looks fine. Loads of space available.. Cheers

(02 May '11, 07:27) henrietta henrietta's gravatar image
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