No… the updated 9.4 did not solve my issue.
Unfortunately, I can tell you what NOT to do at this point since I just lost my 5.0.2 because of my stupid attempt to defeat this situation.
Except for a very few posts from posters who seem to have solved their problem, I thought that this could not be a universal issue since there has been no subsequent corroboration. So feeling like I do with many of the Seasonpass issues that arise, I persisted in trying to overcome this issue. And with the new 9.4 release, I thought there might be a solution. Had no effect on my ability to save signatures or start a 5.0.2 IPSW download.
Frustrated, but undaunted, I somehow and inexplicably got the MAC version of SP 9.3 to start a 4.3 (8F455) IPSW creation. Funny… because iFaith could neither download the blobs nor FIND any blobs on the Cydia server for this ATV, but great! I rationalized that somehow, despite the iFaith message, there WERE earlier signatures saved and I was now lucky to be retrieving them!
Those much more knowledgable then me might already see the RED FLAGS rising at this point. And I knew that by attempting anything without saved signatures – something I never do – is risky, but this jailbreak was proceeding flawlessly, even giving me the usual 4.3 “bugginess.”
But, alas, I ended with a iTunes 1600 error which I hoped would be a phantom one. No such luck as you know right off that a fast blinking light upon connection is not good.
Then I reconnected to iFaith and got the message shown in the attachment.
I also reconnected to SP on my MAC and had to laugh when I got this message: “ONE OR MORE OF THE FLASHED IMAGEDS ON THE DEVICE DO NOT CONTAIN AN SHSH BLOB (USUALLY HAPPENS WHEN USERS FIND FUNKY TUTORIALS ON THE WEB TO DOWNGRADE WITHOUT BLOBS).”
Now, instead of a beautiful 5.0.2 un-jailbroken ATV, I have a beautiful and jailbroken – and tethered – version 5.3. I’m not happy and show again why not savings your signatures while trying to jailbreak is just a mistake.
My frustration got the best of me, I stumbled… fell… and now can never get up here.
BUT IS IT REALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO (untether) JAILBREAK VERSION 5.0.2 NOW???
So lets see… Cross off VERSION 4.4.4 since that can be a complete mess to deal with. And run from an unjailbroken version of 5.0.2 as well because you’ll never jailbreak in that version?
Is this really what it has come down to?