bootra1n: Linux + checkra1n, on USB
Just enough Linux to boot checkra1n on any PC.
You will need:
- An USB flash drive (at least 512MB or larger)
- 64-bit or 32-bit AMD or Intel PC
You do not need to install additional software or an OS.
1. Download bootra1n 0.10.2
2. Write bootra1n to USB
- Rufus https://rufus.ie/
Download Rufus, press SELECT, open the ISO file, and press START to flash it to your USB drive.
Tip: You also can burn a DVD in lieu of a flash drive.
3. Reboot and run checkra1n
Reboot your computer and enter your BIOS's boot menu.
- Select the flash drive, and it should boot into the login prompt
- Log in as
anon, with password
- At the
Quit checkra1n and at prompt type:
sudo shutdown -h nowto shut down, or
sudo shutdown -r nowto restart.
Error -71: Use the (USB Safe) option in the boot menu.
Error -77: Remove your passcode before starting the jailbreak, you can set it back once done.
Error -78: Exit checkra1n and double-check you entered
Secure Boot Errors: You can disable Secure Boot in your BIOS settings.
USB Errors: Try swapping cables and changing from USB 2.0 (black port) to 3.0 (blue port) and vice versa.
Graphics Errors: Use the (Graphics Safe) option in the boot menu.
ACPI Errors: On the boot menu, select
RAM mode, then press TAB and add
acpi=off nomodeset to the prompt.