Apple TV New Apple TV 2 jailbreak available.

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by WoodNUFC, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. WoodNUFC macrumors 6502a

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    I don't know if this has been posted already, but Firecore tweeted today that they've updated Seasonpass for ATV2 running 5.0.

    http://blog.firecore.com/7437
     
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  3. Intell macrumors P6

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    The Apple TV 3 will not be jailbroken until there is a bootrom exploit for A5 devices. If an exploit is found for the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S bootrom, it may not work on the Apple TV 3 because of its unique single core A5. The only other option is to look for an almost impossible userland exploit within its very limited firmware.
     
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    Yep. The only thing that's untethered on iOS 5.1 is the old bootrom 3Gs.
     
  6. Tyler2Tall macrumors newbie

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    Any reccomendations of apps to download? So far I only have Nito TV.
     
  7. snowwhite007 macrumors 6502

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    Xbmc and plex dont run at min ull have to wait on update
     
  8. Gjwilly macrumors 68030

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    They don't run because they're not yet compatible with 5.0 or they don't run because they're not yet compatible with aTVFlash?
    The blog posting isn't real clear.
     
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  10. Twinsbb17 macrumors member

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    CRAP! I just sold my 2nd Gen AppleTV with iOS 5.0 on Amazon for $76. If I would have waited a day and jailbroke the thing I could probably gotten another $20+ for it. Oh well.
     
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    You seem to know a lot about this. In your opinion, do you think they will manage to jailbreak it? How long will it take?
     
  12. Intell macrumors P6

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    With the current firmware and not bootrom exploits, it could take years. The current firmware is so secure because it is so minimal. The typical vulnerabilities like Safari and third party apps don't exist on it. If Apple does create and release an App Store for it, things could become easier. But as of now, no jailbreak has ever utilized an App Store app for the purposes of jailbreaking.

    Looking at recent tweets by MuscleNerd, the only reason why the Apple TV 2 is jailbroken is because of the limera1n bootrom exploit. If the limera1n bootrom exploit didn't exist or wasn't usable on the Apple TV 2 due to a slightly different bootrom, the Apple TV 2 would still not be jailbroken.

    To complicate things further, the Apple TV 3 has a lower priority when compared to the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch in terms of jailbreaking. While an userland untethered exploit may be found and released for the iPad 3, there is no way of getting it into the Apple TV 3 at this time.

    In my opinion, it could take at least a year given the current no bootrom exploit and limited iOS system.
     
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    Xbmc just needs signed to run with 5.0 nothing to do with atv flash hopefully they sort it soon
     
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