Why was 3GS with new bootrom so hard to JB?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by thundermustard, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. thundermustard macrumors regular

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    This doesn't apply to me, thankfully, but why was it so hard to JB 3.1.2 with new bootrom?
    Was it because Apple figured something out, or lack of interest in JBing it?
    My curiosity is really moving forward, if that bootrom is really tough then Apple probably has learned from it with the iPhone 4.
     
  2. Krafty macrumors 601

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    New bootrom = New exploits need to be found. And of course with every baseband upgrade, they make it more complex.
     
  3. thundermustard thread starter macrumors regular

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    So that would imply that 4 could be even more difficult.
    Luckily I am happy with my 3GS.
     
  4. Krafty macrumors 601

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    They got it with Apples own coding, so its already possible (jailbreak).
    The unlock is going to need a re-write though, it was the same with the 3GS (which is why the newer ones cant be unlocked).
     
  5. ToroidalZeus macrumors 68020

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    It's more like the scene already has an exploit for the new bootrom but don't want to release it since apple would most likely patch it.

    I think once the scene says, "everyone who really wanted a iphone 4 has got it buy not" (most likely after the white 4 launch) they will release an exploit.
     
  6. FLAVAH macrumors member

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    all the non iphone 4's can be unlocked via ultrasn0w, unless you were talking about the iphone 4.
     
  7. goobot macrumors 603

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    They have had it since September but have not released it yet due to stragity
     
  8. Krafty macrumors 601

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    Yes, I was talking about the iPhone 4.
     
  9. chiefroastbeef macrumors 6502a

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    almost :)
     

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