1. Jayc502's Avatar
    I just downloaded glasklast from cydia. while that was downloading cydia crashed and my iphone rebooted. now when i try to open cydia. the screen just flashs once and goes right back to the springboard. please help
    2009-09-24 10:01 PM
  2. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    try doing a hard reboot by holding the power and home buttons and/or turn off and turn on see if problem continues.
    2009-09-24 10:06 PM
  3. Jayc502's Avatar
    problem still continues
    2009-09-24 10:13 PM
  4. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Hopefully you haven't updated your iTunes so you can do a restore without having to downgrade it as there is no Jailbreak for windows on 3.1 or iTunes 9.0.
    You will have to put the phone in DFU mode and then restore in iTunes and re-jailbreak. Do you know how to do this?
    2009-09-24 10:19 PM
  5. Jayc502's Avatar
    damn that sucks. i really dont want to go threw that again. but i guess I have to. and no I havnt updated. I know all about the non jailbreak for the new stuff. thx for your help. i read somewhere if i restored from a jailbreak i would lost some memory on my phone. is that true????
    2009-09-24 10:23 PM
  6. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Upgrading/restoring a major version needs a clean restore. Upgrading/restoring a minor version should be OK with an upgrade.
    Same goes for backups - do not restore from a backup made in a FW with a major change but minor changes are fine.
    A number change is major and a decimal change (e.g. 3.0 -> 3.1) is minor
    2009-09-24 10:25 PM
  7. Jayc502's Avatar
    so would It be ok to backup right now and restore without loosing memory? and then re jail break
    2009-09-24 10:34 PM
  8. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Yes, you can sync before restoring. Then restore and re-jailbreak.
    I would set it up as a new phone though to make sure any corrupted file do not carry over to the new restore.
    Then sync for contacts and music.
    2009-09-24 10:37 PM
  9. Jayc502's Avatar
    thanks, you've been a big help. do you know how any place that sells iphone 3gs for cheap online without a contract?
    2009-09-24 10:46 PM
  10. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Not really, but if you check out our Buy/Sell/Trade forum you may find some there.
    2009-09-24 10:56 PM
  11. Jayc502's Avatar
    I found the fix WITHOUT restoring!!!
    I used i-FunBox | File Manager and Hi-Speed Transfer Tool for iPhone and iPhone 3G (iFunBox Download Page) Its SO EASY!!!
    connect usb.
    open ifunbox
    to the left click plus to drop down options from your iphone.
    click plus on raw file system
    click plus on var
    click plus on lib
    click plus on dpkg
    then select updates in the view box delete the 2 icons.then re-open cydia.this should help it worked for me.
    2009-09-25 12:00 AM