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Thread: Ugh.. 3G[S] Nightmare..
03-06-2010, 01:47 AM #1Ugh.. 3G[S] Nightmare..
Not my 3G[S], as I'm a bit more.. paranoid..
Its a 16GB 3G[S] with the new iBoot.
It was running 3.1.2/5.11.07 jailbroken by BlackRa1n and unlocked by BlackSn0w
He called me saying his WiFi quit working. So I say "Try resetting the network settings"..
Now its stuck in a boot loop. Did some digging, and downloaded iRecovery. It has a CTX Error, and from everything I've read, its impossible to fix without a restore.
So, I dl the 3.1.2 firmware,changed the HOSTs to the Cydia SHSH, and start to restore it.. Nope, my friend never backed up his SHSH files!
So right now, there is a 3G[S] with a new iBoot stuck in a bootloop on 3.1.2/05.11.07
Absolutely needs to be unlocked.
Is there any program that I can make a custom 3.1.3 that preserves the baseband and that'll pass the SHSH check?
Is BlackSn0w compatible with 3.1.3/5.11.07?
Sorry for all the questions!
03-06-2010, 08:56 AM #2
Phones with the new bootrom can't accept custom firmwares at all, so unfortunately that's not an option. Even if it did, blacksn0w and 3.1.3 doesn't play well together. In fact, I don't think they work at all.
The only option you have is kicking it out of that boot loop, but I don't really know how. Try some of the various programs around; iReb (it does work for 3GS), blackra1n, redsn0w (make sure you only select 'boot tethered now), quickpwn perhaps (not too sure about this one, but I know some users have gotten their phone booted with it).
03-06-2010, 09:05 AM #3
03-07-2010, 04:04 AM #4
Its not in DFU Mode, it boots straight to Recovery..
iRecovery gives some CTX error, but no matter what I do in that program, it won't boot.
iReb says it doesn't work with a 3G[S]
03-07-2010, 08:19 AM #5