iPhone 4, attempting to restore 5.1.1, have tried stiched IPSW, error -1, help.
- date: October 12, 2012
Ok, I'm admittedly rusty at this, but I read enough recent forum threads to try to educate myself before asking for help.
I have a previously JB'd iPhone 4 (ATT) on 5.1.1. I wanted to restore it and re-JB for selling. After reading a bit, I determined the need to make a 'stitched' IPSW. Redsnow was able to verify the device's blobs on Cydia, and successfully used them to stitch a 5.1.1 ipsw. (To be explicit: Cydia does have 5.1.1 and 5.1.1r blobs, per its home screen on the device.)
I then applied it using shift-restore in iTunes (Windows).
At the end, error -1.
I see multiple posts saying "if error -1, use Redsnow or TU to get it out of recovery mode".
TinyUmbrella: right-click allows me to exit Recovery, but the iphone just then eventually goes back to the recovery screen.
RedSnow: I select "Recovery Fix". It then takes me to the DFU instructions, starting with "Hold down the power
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