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today my friend asked me to jailbreak his ipod 4g and i asked if he had the new firmware on it, he said he did but it turned out he was running 4.1. not bothering to check, i continued with the green p0ison jb and found that loader wouldnt run. before i spend the next two hours downloading his new firmware, id like to know if once its up to 4.2.1, will the loader i put on before the upgrade work or will i need to restore the ipod and redo the jailbreak?

asked 08 Feb '11, 17:51

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rc5 works great on my 3gen. but anyway, if i were to use limera1n wouldnt there still be the old loader just sitting there?

(08 Feb '11, 18:00) 182plus44 182plus44's gravatar image

to elek, i would do that but i dont have any backup 4.1 firmwares anymore, i just need to know if once the firmware IS 4.2.1 instead of 4.1, will loader work without having to reinstall it? and jozabuoy, yeah but i dont mind the cydia mistakes that much, i had problems with it too on the spirit jb. ive just found that my springboard crashes a lot.

(08 Feb '11, 18:08) 182plus44 182plus44's gravatar image

Just download limera1n for 4.1. Or if u have already updated use the new redsn0w. I don't recommend greenpois0n rc5. Its buggy


answered 08 Feb '11, 17:57

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I would just restore from a backup, jailbreak with Greenpois0n rc5. Its not buggy, i have it running now with no issues.


answered 08 Feb '11, 18:02

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Oh. I used it and cydia is scuffed up like many other jailbreakers

(08 Feb '11, 18:03) jozabuoy jozabuoy's gravatar image

alright so once i upgraded to 4.2.1 the jailbreak just dissapeared so i just had to rejailbreak. the post can be deleted now i suppose. thanks.


answered 08 Feb '11, 19:14

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