SundanceTaosTianshan 10A63971b

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This is a 6.0-based factory firmware, discovered on an iPad mini prototype unit. It is very similar to other factory versions of 6.0 (such as SundanceTaosTianshan 10A63970v). An incomplete root filesystem dump exists and is around 2.3 GB. A full dump of this build also exists in DMG format.

It contains kernels for Apple A6X, A6, A5X, A5, A4 processors as well as the iPod touch (3rd generation), iPhone 3GS. Interestingly, there is also a kernel file relating to the iPod nano 7 processor - s5l8740x.

iPad Mini running 10A63971b

This build is also known to run on the iPhone 5, iPad 4, iPhone 4 (CDMA), and iPhone 4S. For this build to run on most other devices besides iPads, the multitouch firmware from release iOS 6.0 must be copied to /usr/share/firmware/multitouch.

iPhone 4S running 10A63971b from @iarchiveml
iPhone 5 running 10A63971b from @hashbrun44


After booting up, lets you choose from a slew of apps. It's worth mentioning that this SwitchBoard build does not feature the BurnIn app. The applications available are: