#201 ✓invalid

Error idevicerestore

Reported by ksylon | February 6th, 2011 @ 05:16 PM

My config OS Opensuse x86_64 (KDE)

When i try to upgrade firmware 4.0.1 --> 4.1 my iphone 3gs gives these errors:

idevicerestore -c *.ipsw
Found device in Recovery mode
Identified device as iPhone2,1
Extracting BuildManifest from IPSW
ERROR: zip_name_locate: BuildManifesto.plist
Product Version: 4.1
Product Build: 8B117
Variant: Customer Upgrade Install (IPSW)
This restore will update your device without loosing data.
Extracting filesystem from IPSW
[==================================================] 100.0% Resetting recovery mode connection... Extracting iBEC.n88ap.RELEASE.dfu
Sending iBEC (104836 bytes)...
[==================================================] 100.0% ERROR: Unable to execute iBEC ERROR: Unable to send iBEC
ERROR: Unable to place device into restore mode

Any idea?

Comments and changes to this ticket

  • Martin S.

    Martin S. February 6th, 2011 @ 07:27 PM

    • State changed from “new” to “invalid”
    • Tag set to iphone 3gs, 4.1, idevicerestore, kde, opensuse

    For the iPhone 3GS, the firmware files must be signed. You need to drop the "-c" argument which prevents signing the firmware using the SHSH.

    Then make sure you have SHSH saved in Cydia for iOS 4.1, otherwise you will only be able to upgrade to iOS 4.2.1.

    The bugtracker for idevicerestore can be found here:

    If idevicerestore fails, please use the "-d" debug switch to provide further information about your problem.

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