Let me start this article by saying this comes more as a personal warning to a community I am quite fond of, and none of this is taken from any official announcement. This is an article based on my personal experience and conjecture, and nothing more.
As of this writing it has been just over 7 months since the release of the firmware 4.2 update. In this update many anti-homebrew measures were taken. Amongst them: an update
Updated 05-02-2010 at 11:15 PM by Ithian
By comex. It's out the Userland jailbreak which will be untethered for all devices; iPod/iPhone/iPad 3.1.2/3.1.3/3.2
Enjoy, was just released a few minutes ago!
Make sure to read!
Spirit is an untethered jailbreak for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch on the latest firmwares.
Spirit is not a carrier unlock.
If you currently are using a tethered jailbreak, you have to restore to use Spirit. Do
Updated 05-02-2010 at 06:52 PM by ShadowSonic2
This fix was made by ih8sn0w. iTunes 9.1 and above seem to cause some issues with blackra1n and blackra1n'd devices, this is the solution. If you're not on iTunes 9.1, its advisable not to upgrade. iTunes 9.1.1 blocks userland jailbreaks which is what the upcoming jailbreak (Spirt by comex) will be.
How to Use
1. Place both the blackbreeze and blackra1n .exe files in a folder.
2. Run blackbreeze and click 'Fix My ra1n'
3. Browse for blackra1n
Just had a phone call from my friend whose Wii I softmodded for him and set up a USB Drive system...
Well hes just bought fifa 10 and phoned me as hes being trying to play it all day... and said it just keeps coming up refer to manual... I asked him to take out the disk and put it in other way round... And guess what... It worked, just thought id share as it gave me a chuckle lol..
Just been helping somebody who has followed multiple guides from multiple sources and ended up with a syscheck that looked good all correct ios installed/ signed etc and could not load from usb or back up disc or even play originals. We tried reinstalling system menu etc but to no avail. We then tried an official nin update but it just stubbed the cios and nothing else changed and the problems remained. Finally we decided to run the safe 4.2 firmware updater as I assumed something somewhere had