To fix launchctl 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak error, download the latest redsn0w 0.910b2 version for Windows and Mac. Many users who used redsn0w 0.9.10b1 yesterday to jailbreak 5.0.1 iOS untethered reported about encountering a launchctl error. The details on how to fix launchctl 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak error have been given below.
Basically, there are two methods which you can use to jailbreak 5.0.1 untethered on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch and iPad. You can either use a jailbreak tool such as redsn0w and PwnageTool, or you can download the Corona package from Cydia which will automatically make your existing 5.0.1 tethered jailbreak, untethered. It turns out that the Corona package was causing users to encounter the launchctl error. This error was quickly noted by Jay Freeman a.k.a Saurik. Corona package has now been patched to fix launchctl 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak error.
A large number of jailbreakers have been affected by the launchctl error. As we became certain that pod2g's 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak was going to release soon, many people updated to iOS 5.0.1 firmware and did a tethered jailbreak on it. The Corona package allows people to transform their 5.0.1 tethered jailbreak in to an untethered one by simply downloading the aforesaid package from Cydia. This eliminates the need of hooking up the device with a computer, and can be done on the go. So it goes without saying that a lot of people downloaded the Corona 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak package, so much so that Cydia's servers are still having trouble handling the massive amount of traffic. Needless to say, all of them were soon looking for a way to fix launchctl 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak error. You can now fix this error by simply downloading redsn0w 0.9.10b2 or by reinstalling the Corona package from Cydia.
Fix Launchctl 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak Error:
Download redsn0w 0.9.10b2 for Windows and Mac from the links provided below. After download, run redsn0w. Connect your device to the computer and click on Jailbreak. You simply need to re-run the jailbreak. Remember to de-select Install Cydia. Windows users should run redsn0w in Administrator mode. If you did an 5.0.1 iOS untethered jailbreak using PwnageTool, you'll have to use redsn0w 0.9.10b2 for Mac as PwangeTool has not been updated for this. Nevertheless, redsn0w on your Mac will fix launchctl error.
Download the latest Corona package to fix launchctl 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak error. If you previously installed Corona the new update will automatically show up in Changes tab, in Cydia.