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  1. #1
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    PS3 LV2 Kernel Peek/Poke Patched, Backup Managers and CFW!

    Update: This method ended up failing because the LV2 address range is protected by Sony on PS3 with Firmware v3.55, so Netkas and flukes1 are now working on a patch for LV1 instead.

    Today Netkas and flukes1 have successfully managed to patch the PS3 lv2_kernel in v3.55 Firmware to allow peek and poke syscalls, meaning PlayStation 3 backup managers and Custom Firmware (CFW) will also be able to make use of them!

    Download: PS3 3.55 LV2 Kernel Patched with Peek/Poke / PS3 3.55 Custom Firmware with Peek/Poke / 3.55 Peek-n-Poke Patcher GUI and 3.55 Peek-n-Poke Patcher GUI v2 by Quakes69

    From the ReadMe file:Patch to add peek and poke syscalls to PS3 firmware v3.55 by flukes1 and netkas (irc.efnet.net #ps3test)

    To create the patched PS3UPDAT.PUP:

    1. Use bspatch to apply PS3UPDAT.PUP.bsdiff to Sony's official 3.55 PUP, which is available from their website.
    2. Run this from command line: "bspatch PS3UPDAT.PUP PS3UPDAT-NEW.PUP PS3UPDAT.PUP.bsdiff"
    2. Ensure that the md5sum of the resulting PS3UPDAT.PUP is: 337831fac6a9b05074f73710c4bb7c86

    Simply install the patched PS3UPDAT.PUP onto your PS3, then install geohot's jailbreak.

    Our PUP can be installed over any firmware version, including 3.55-geohot. If you install over 3.55-geohot, you must reinstall geohot's jailbreak afterwards.

    For developers: peek is syscall 6, poke is syscall 7 (same as PL3 dev payload)

    Props to mastag22, lastExile, Killer_In - our testers with balls of steel.

    Enjoy!

    - flukes1, netkas






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  2. #2
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    I tried multiMAN with that .PUP and it doesn't work. Let's wait Dean update it, lol.

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    Hopefully it will all work when they did update there backups managers, and there will probably come an noob-friendly tutorial

    thanks geohot for make this happen lol, altough you didn't do it yourself

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    Cool news indeed! Thanks Mbb, and moved to the main page now as well.

  5. #5
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    what a progress!

    thanks for all the FW's and apps! hope so BM's will work soon on 3.55

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    Just waiting for Dean updating his multiMAN. Pressing F5 on his topic

  7. #7
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    I'm going to wait a little while before I jump on this. The original jb payloads did not include peek/poke. My guess is that after devs get a handle on 3.55 there will be a new CFW with only the needed syscalls added and not peek/poke.

  8. #8
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    Guys I updated from 3.41 straight to the patched CFW 3.55?

    Am I ok or was I supposed to update to the Official 3.55 first?

    PS3 seems fine it recognized as 3.55

  9. #9
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    I don't understand this release, Geohot in his video from last week he says OMG don't patch lv2 you'll brick your console. Either that was a hint at what to do to get backups launched, or this at some point will brick your console.

  10. #10
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    I know PL3 is supposed to be cleaner code or whatever but how does it compare to hermes 4b? Last time I tried Pl3 (when first released) a lot of my games wouldn't work so I went back to Hermes.

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