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January 25, 2009 // 5:28 am - A few days ago Sashz released a very nice looking Bootloader for PS3! Easy to use GUI and a lot of improvments, read the following:

This bootloader includes pdaXrom-NG base and PS3 GUI shell created from scratch

Download: pdaXrom-ng-otheros-0.1.bld / ps3boot-0.1.tar.bz2 / ps3boot source svn repository / pdaXrom-ng-ps3.iso

Note: To build ps3boot install libjpg, libpng and freetype.

Supported boot devices are the following:
- Internal harddrive, CD/DVD, cardreader
- External USB sticks, hardrives, CD/DVD

Supported filesystems are:
- vfat (no more problems with long file names on FAT formatted media)
- ext2
- ext3
- iso9660
- udf

USB keyboard and joystick are supported. Screen mode is autodetected by default. To select preferred mode use keyboard or ps3 controller. Your selected video mode will be stored to a bootloader configuration. During startup press and hold right shift on the keyboard to safe video mode.

Keyboard Controller / Functions
- See picture below for layout

Installation
- Download bootloader 'pdaXrom-ng-otheros.bld', rename it to 'otheros.bld'.
- On your USB stick or CD create the directory /PS3/otheros/ and copy 'otheros.bld' file to it.
- Insert CD or a plug USB stick into PS3 and go to System->System Settings->Install Other OS. PS3 should find and install bootloader.
- Go to System->System Settings->Set Default OS->OtherOS to boot up with pdaXrom-ng bootloader.

NJoy this nice release of Sashz !

OtherOS pdaXrom-NG Bootloader for PS3 Linux Released!

OtherOS pdaXrom-NG Bootloader for PS3 Linux Released!

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#2 - IHM - January 25, 2009 // 7:07 am
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Um.... Whats it do?

#1 - PS4 News - January 25, 2009 // 5:37 am
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Very cool news indeed UnlockIt, and +Rep!

I have also tagged this and will add it to the Site Download archive shortly.

I still have FC5 installed as my PS3 OtherOS, but perhaps I will give this a try soon too!