Jailbreaking an iPod touch 2G - basic questions

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  1. VaatiKaiba macrumors 6502

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    I'm looking into jailbreaking my iPod touch 2G, but honestly don't know much about doing it. I have a couple of questions though:

    1) Is it easy enough to do? And what software should I use?

    2) Can I run both App Store apps and jailbreak apps on the iPod?

    3) Is it possible to change stuff, eg the look of the dock, etc?

    4) Is it easy to restore my iPod so that it's not jailbroken if I ever need to?

    5) Do I lose any functionality with a jailbroken iPod?

    I'm running iPod OS 2.2, and Mac OS X 10.5.6 - I heard there might be some problems jailbreaking iPhones on 10.5.6, but I'm not sure if that affects iPods. If someone could help clarify that, it'd be great!

    Thanks, and have a happy new year!
     
  2. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    It can't be done yet. Thread over.

    2. Yes.
    3. Yes.
    4. Yes.
    5. Warranty, but only if you're dumb enough not to restore before you take it back to Apple.
     
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  4. VaatiKaiba thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Ah, ok, suppose that finishes this up - thanks for that. Just one thing - if (I assume it's the iPhone Dev Team) ever get around to jailbreaking a 2G, will I be able to do it on 10.5.6 or will I have to downgrade or something?

    Thanks again!
     
  5. 156457 macrumors 6502

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    It will never really depend on the operating system. The most likely thing it will depend on is iTunes version and iPod version. :)
     
  6. Enigmafan420 macrumors 6502a

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    There are several work-arounds for the 10.5.6 issue, the easiest of which is to use a USB hub.

    I still have (and love!) my old white Apple Keyboard and plugging the iphone cable into it instead of directly to the Mac Mini has eliminated the DFU issue.
     
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    oh yeah, that totally slipped my mind. Sorry to the OP.
     
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  9. Enigmafan420 macrumors 6502a

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    You must know something most of the rest of us do not. iPhone Dev team posts on their blog that they are not currently even WORKING on it.
     
  10. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    More like: We know something he doesn't.

    Optimism in the world of Apple is the polar opposite of anything intelligent, kiddo. Never assume anything until you see shipping records, new kexts, new model numbers, or existing products.
     

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