iPhone Dev Team has finally taken the lid off the 5.1.1 jailbreak. The hacker camp has just released CLI (command-line interface) tool for windows and Mac which packs the series of exploits to jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on iOS 5.0.1, 5.1 and iOS 5.1.1. iPhone Dev have incorporated the exact same exploits (used in Absinthe 2.0) into an alternative CLI tool (cinject 0.5.3). CLI version uses “rocky-racoon” JB from pod2g.
The CLI jailbreak tool will assist iPhone Dev Team in debugging the occasional errors (such as – iTunes errors, boot issues and other recovery loop problems) through individual steps of the jailbreak manually for all the odd computer configurations out there. Once all the bugs are worked out, the solution will be packaged into redsn0w GUI for stable and easy-to-follow jailbreak. The supported firmware versions will be:
Supported Devices on 5.1.1 (9B206)
- iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 (GSM + CDMA) and iPhone 3GS
- iPod touch 4G and iPod touch 3G
- iPad 3, iPad 2 and iPad 1G: All three models (WiFi, GSM, CDMA)
- Apple TV2
The process for jailbreaking using command line is pretty straightforward. Do a fresh restore to 5.1.1 and execute the following command on your computer. Be sure you connect your iOS device to computer before you execute the command.
cinject -Y payloads_rocky
Don’t worry, though — we’ll show you how to do it from scratch. However, if you follow the instructions for the jailbreaking method you use carefully, you shouldn’t have a problem. Of course, before attempting any sort of jailbreak, make sure your device data is backed up.