MuscleNerd Shares More iOS 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Details


After the great news we got from pod2g and the rest of the hackers that the iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak will be released in a few days, MuscleNerd decided to reveal more details about the upcoming jailbreak:

 

* All info below is tentative and subject to last minute refinements.
* @pod2g’s 5.1.1 jailbreak+untether is working out great. All devices are covered except for AppleTV3,1, which currently has no path for jailbreaking.
– the initial 5.1.1 plan used a kernel exploit from @westbaer which unfortunately precluded use in iPod3,1 and iPhone2,1
– @planetbeing stepped up and provided a kernel exploit that covers both of those. Those two JBers are the bomb!
* The 5.1.1 A5 JB is very similar to the A5 5.0.1 JB. @pimskeks has done a tremendous job supporting both 5.0.1 and 5.1.1 in absinthe
* Similar to 5.0.1, there will also be a 5.1.1 CLI “cinject” binary and redsn0w version of the 5.1.1 JB+untether. Absinthe, cinject, and redsn0w will all provide the same JB in different fashions.
– timing is indeterminate. Plans are for this week, but a number of factors can influence that.
* For those wishing to donate, we’ve set up a new 5.1.1 paypal URL: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=4U6DQGJ2NRVUN
* Please don’t pirate AppStore apps (seriously, please do not).

We will probably be seeing this jailbreak incorporated in a new Absinthe release (probably dubbed Absinthe v2.0) and later on the jailbreak could be bundled to a new version of redsn0w.

Stay tuned for more news as it happens!

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