I used RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b to jailbreak (tethered), tried restoring from backup (from my previous ipod) in itunes, although it didn't do a full restore, it managed to transfer most of my settings, but not all. I also restored cydia with backup with success. The jailbreak seemed to have worked.
Then my ipod shut down randomly and has not been able to boot up since. When I plug it in to my computer, I get the 'in recovery, needs to be updated' message. but, sometimes it's profile will show up in itunes.
so far, I've tried:
all with no success. I'm stumped. ?_?
just recently tried to restore using 5.0 firmware and even that didn't work. also tried downgrading itunes to 10.4 and restoring with it.
I still have warranty left, but I can't take it in jailbroken- obviously. I am able to ssh into it still… would I be able to clear the jb out that way at all?
Place in DFU mode and restore to 5.0. Set up as new device. Jailbreak using redsn0w 9.9b7. Just boot tethered on every restart.
answered 27 Oct '11, 23:20