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May 14, 2013 // 6:19 pm - Following up on their previous update, PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.41 with the changes below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.41 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / Iris Manager v2.41 (Animated Icon) / GIT

Iris Manager v2.41 Changelog, roughly translated: New: Version 2.41

1) Italian language update (thanks to AlexanderPs3Mod)

2) Added Simplified and Traditional Chinese languages support ​​(thanks Liqianyu)

3) Added syscall 879 emulation (Bd Media ID) for DiscLess Payload

4) Improved discless mode in 3.55, 4.21 and 4.30 CEX CFW. With a USB device, it mounts on exit; without USB device, use the "PS" in Iris Manager to display the disc. If your CFW requires mounting a USB device for disc-less, remember that pressing START (Global Options) and then SELECT display and record the generated Event ID.

5) Added fixed DEX and CFW 4.41 payloads, corresponding to patches from PS3 ITA Fan Control Manager (thanks to Zz_SACRO_zZ , Rancid- o for contributing and greetings to the rest of the PS3ITA Team for initiating a project based in Iris Manager)

6) Also added the method to fix Error 0x80010009 in CFWs sharing the same keys (from 4.21 to 4.41) when a executable is greater than that of CFW. In this case, I made a custom implementation code from ITA PS3 Team:

  • The games and updates are patched to use "Check Files" option (Test Game) that in my opinion, is the right choice for this
  • Instead of using fixed offsets to read the version, its taken from the SELF / SPRX header offset to prevent a possible change in position of the data (which would leave the executable unusable) and simplify the routine, which will serve to all executables.
  • Instead of patching to version 3.41 which can lead to confusion and perhaps create problems in the future, we patching the same version of the detected CFW. This way, it always informs a compatible version with the same keys.
  • It manages all file errors that may occur.

7) Using Sandungas suggestion, it uses / dev_hdd0/GAMES/covers and / dev_hdd0/GAMEZ/covers as potential places to find cover art to avoid duplication of data between Iris and Multiman. Iris will not look for covers on external drives because the process will be slow and complicated and we can all easily copy (using the File Manager) content to the internal disk.

Media ID on BD

In anticipation of a possible check BD Media ID (Export 0xEF666B52 in liblv2 and syscall 879) has been carried out for inclusion in the payload Disc emulate Less.

To get it you need to be in "With BDVD Controller" (With BDVD Controller) and insert the disk after running Iris Manager. Failure to do so, the syscall return Error 0x80010005 and it will not be possible to obtain the ID. Press SELECT on the disc icon, we see in the options "BD ID: XX XX ..." in blue because it is a Bluray disc and yellow when it comes to a game on the hard drive to recover the information.

My original disk MGS4 seems to not have BD Media ID and returns all data to 0 and error 0x80010006: This will be the default mode of operation of the emulation, then possibly some old games lack it.

When you insert a disc, you create a file in / dev_hdd0/game/IMANAGER4/config containing the ID and extension. Did. For example, for Kill 00081.did BCES-Zone 2, which is used as temporary store ID.

Later when launching the game dede hard disk (internal or external), or entering their options with SELECT, Disc-Less mode that ID is taken and stored in the file BDMEDIA_ID in your root directory (for example, in my If, on / dev_hdd0/GAMES/Killzone2/BDMEDIA_ID) and stored by the syscall function 7 in the payload 40 to be used from the syscall 879.

In short: if the BD Media ID is 16 bytes to 0, it will return the ID and error 0x80010006. If by syscall 40 keep an ID function 7 average, returned the ID without error.

Thus, if a game is to check if it is running from the original disk using that facility, will give you the correct ID and avoid problems.


Iris Manager v2.41 PS3 Backup Game Manager Updated By Estwald

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#118 - PS4 News - January 14, 2014 // 1:38 pm
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Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.74 with the changes detailed below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.74 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / irismanager-4-x.rar (Mirror) / irismanager-4-x_animated.pkg.788.v2.74.pkg / GIT

To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.74:

  • Fixed problem with folder prefix "." in ISO tools.
  • Added RudiRastelli tools, updated (1.6BU)

IMPORTANT: After installing the PKG, restart the PS3, if Iris Manager was loaded before.

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#117 - bigvern1979 - January 12, 2014 // 10:10 am
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how do i run ps3 iso games with iris manager?

#116 - aldostools - January 10, 2014 // 1:05 pm
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bigvern1979 inside the RAR of the official Iris Manager, you will find the following archive: patch_tools_libfs_exploreplugin.rar

Follow the instructions found in libfs_notes.txt and explore_plugin_notes.txt

The gamesonic manager already includes these sprx already patched.

If you use Cobra/Mamba, the explore_plugin is not necessary. If you use ISOS or NTFS (that only can play ISOS), the libfs is not necessary either, except for games in JB folder format stored in dev_hdd0.

#115 - bigvern1979 - January 10, 2014 // 4:08 am
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i use this manager and think its great no problems at all just a quick question when its mounted game i get something about 4.50 sprx plugin not found may reduce game compatibility how do i get this plugin? many thanks

#114 - PS4 News - January 8, 2014 // 8:41 pm
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Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.73 followed by IrisMAN 2.73-1 by aldostools with the changes detailed below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.73 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / irismanager-4-x.rar (Mirror) / IrisMAN v2.73-1 (IRISMAN.pkg.135.v2.73-1.pkg) / GIT

To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.73:

  • Fixed bugs in makeps3iso and its equivalent in Iris Manager.
  • Removed plugin download from Iris Manager (I am not responsible for any interference that provoke with Iris Manager to have plugins in the background, playing things )

IrisMAN (Mod) v2.73-1 by aldostools

Yet another fork of Iris Manager 2.73. This version integrates also some features from Racind-O's PS3ITA Manager, payloads from HABIB and the new Cobra/Mamba payload features from Estwald/D-Skywalk.

IrisMAN Changelog 2.73-1:

  • Added changes from official Iris Manager 2.73

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#113 - PS4 News - December 23, 2013 // 10:27 pm
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Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.72 followed by v2.72-1, v2.72-2, v2.72-3 and v2.72-4 by aldostools with the changes detailed below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.72 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / GIT / IRISMAN.pkg / IRISMAN_src.rar / IRISMAN.pkg.631.v2.72-3.pkg / IRISMAN.pkg (v2.72-4)

To quote, roughly translated: IMPORTANT: After installing the PKG, restart the PS3, if Iris Manager was loaded before.

What’s New in version 2.72:

  • Fixed bugs found in makeps3iso, patchps3iso and extractps3iso tools and their equivalents in Iris Manager.
  • Fixed bug date
  • Added support for game updates (Game Update):
  • You will find it in the game Options. First it will let you choose the updates that it finds (considering if the .PKG is already downloaded in the directory and the current version of the game) and then it will proceed to download them all (in the /PKG directory of Iris, i.e /dev_hdd0/game/IMANAGER4/PKG). Finally, it will open the Archive Manager in the directory to give you option to install them.
  • For developers: you needs my http and ssl changes to compile it (github.com/Estwald/PSDK3v2)
  • Added some other things [LOL]

IrisMAN Version 2.72-1 by Aldo Vargas

  • Added all the features, bug fixes from official Iris Manager 2.72
  • More app speed

Major features:

  • Most (if not all) the features from Iris Manager 2.65 (including ISO features for Cobra CFW)
  • Added scanning of games on /GAMES, /GAMEZ, /GAMES_DUP, /GAMES_BAD on external drive
  • Added new GUI mode: grid 6x4 and 8x6 from PS3ITA Manager (for a total of 4 GUI modes with/without covers)
  • Added payloads for 4.41DEX, 4.46DEX, 4.50DEX from PS3ITA Manager and 4.53CEX from HABIB
  • New buttons layout to resemble multiMAN / XMB buttons layout
  • Hold R2 or L2 while the program is starting to enter directly into File Manager mode without scan games
  • Added progress bar while games are being scanned and when file permissions are applied
  • Prevents re-scan of games when exiting from File Manager
  • Added option to disable the loading of the Fan Control Utility payload
  • Added auto-preview and full screen preview of images (.jpg/.png)
  • Changed colors, default temperature table, some labels, etc.
  • Auto-boot PSX ISO placed in USRDIR/ps1_iso/ (useful to create PS1 pkgs). Hold L1/R1 for memory card configuration.

New Button mapping:

In game list:

  • X = Select/Mount game
  • O = Cancel / Exit to XMB
  • Triangle = Menu
  • Start = Global config
  • Select + Start = File Manager
  • Select + O = Prompt for reboot the PS3
  • L2 + Start = Change GUI mode
  • L1 / R1 = Scroll game list by page
  • R3 = Re-scan the games

In File Manager:

  • X = View in Hex Editor / Launch file
  • O or Triangle = File Menu
  • Square = Select file/folder
  • Select + Triangle = Select/Unselect all files/folder
  • Select + Start = Exit File Manager
  • Select + O = Exit to XMB
  • Select + X = View in Hex Editor (PKG, .self) / on .. go to root
  • L1 / R1 = Scroll up/down by page
  • Left / Right / Switch panel
  • L2 / R2 = Switch vertical/horizontal screen layout
  • L3 / R3 = Quick jump to paths (root, self path, other panel path)

About:

Xmas gift: Added option to spoof console id on LV2. The option is found in Tools menu.

Based on the code from Rancid-O's PS3ITA 1.51 with some fixes and added support for 4.53

Changes in 2.72-1:

  • Added all the features & bug fixes from official Iris Manager 2.72 (Splash screen and holidays greetings were omitted)

Changes in 2.72-2:

  • Added option to auto-spoof Console ID (Added option to spoof console id on LV2).
  • Use [Start] button > Tools > Spoof Console ID.
  • Removed the redundant "Return" menu options from menus.
  • Changed default to Disc-less payload.
  • Changed order of options in global and tools menus.
  • Improved selection of GUI mode option in Global menu.

Changelog 2.72-3:

  • Now remembers the last launched game
  • Minor fixes

Changelog 2.72-4:

  • Fixed bug that caused to return to the previous menu trying to create an ISO
  • Hex Editor now asks to exit only if there was change
  • Fixed the focus for last game after a NTFS drive is mounted
  • Improved save config dialog

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#112 - hishamage - December 23, 2013 // 7:11 pm
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Following up on the previous release and their recent PS3 4.53 CFW, today Team SGK unofficially updated the PS3ITA Manager PS3 homebrew application to PS3ITA Manager v1.51 for Custom Firmware users.

Download: PS3ITA MANAGER 1.51 MOD BY SGK.rar

MD5: 68c3bfe9566925326f3c20bc4c956d42

To quote, roughly translated: Hi to all voilla for you my all 1 manager by SGK, based on the source of PS3ITA Manager thank you has this Team.

Changelog:

1: update control fan 4.53
2: update payload for cfw 4.53
3: update changes consoleid 4.53
4: adding libfs 4.53 patched
5: adding explores plugin 4.53 patched

SGKManager - 4.53 - V1 - NPEB01899.pkg

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#111 - articbudu - December 18, 2013 // 12:39 am
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so i can play ps3 iso on rogero 4.50?

can i play game on ntfs format ext hdd?

#110 - max2008 - December 17, 2013 // 3:54 am
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nice guide man!

thank you

#109 - PS4 News - December 16, 2013 // 3:39 pm
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Following up on the previous update, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.70 followed by v2.70-1 and v2.70-2 and v2.70-3 by aldostools with the changes detailed below.

Download: Iris Manager v2.70 for v4.XX PS3 CFW / irismanager-4-x.rar (Mirror) / GIT / IRISMAN.pkg / IRISMAN.pkg.194.v2.70-1.pkg (Mirror) / IRISMAN.pkg.581.v2.70-2.pkg / IRISMAN_src.rar by aldostools / IRISMAN.pkg.624.v2.70-3.pkg

To quote, roughly translated: What's new in version 2.70:

  • Added 'Mamba' support for CFW 4.46 (non Cobra) and 4.53 (Habib)

'Mamba' is a version of the Cobra payload (stage2) that can be launched from the Iris Manager itself to support ISOs, PS3 games and some of the features of Cobra payload (load plugins internally, it ignores the list) but does not support the PSP and PS2 emulators.

'Mamba' is not exclusive to a possible CFW + Cobra: Cobra detects f there is a Cobra payload loaded and is inhibited in that case. It can also be differentiated by sys8_mamba ( ) (if returned 0x666, is Mamba).

  • Fixed some minor bugs (file sizes shown on Archive Manager and a forgotten BDVD unmounting /mounting).

For Developers

The 'Mamba ' source code adapted with a minimal compiler for PS3 (Everything else, use my PSL1GHT build environment, well known), can be downloaded from this link: mods.elotrolado.net/~hermes/ps3/mamba_v1.0.rar

Please remember to publish the changes and/or additions you make, so that everyone can work from that base.

From aldostools on IrisMAN v2.70-1: Changelog 2.70-1:

  • Added all the changes from Iris Manager 2.70, including the 'Mamba' payload from Iris Manager 2.70 to support ISOs on CFW 4.53 & 4.46 non-cobra and the fixes for PS2 games
  • Added option to game scanning on /host_root and /dev_hdd0/video (for users using m@tsumoto's stealth version of multiMAN)
  • Fixed display of JPG/PNG on File Manager when grid 4x6 or 6x8 is selected.
  • Fixed the auto-mount of NTFS drives on File Manager

Changelog 2.70-2:

  • Changed file icons in File Manager.
  • Fixed icon display for ISOs in grid 4x6 and 6x8.
  • Minor changes in hex editor.
  • Moved blinking FTP icon.

Changelog 2.70-3:

  • Changed icons for PSX isos & PS2 isos
  • Fixed error when the launching mounted PS2 isos on Cobra
  • Added scan of /PSXISO to the game list.
  • Added option to launch ISOs stored in /PSXISO from File Manager
  • Fixed issue with game options menu of PS2 ISOS
  • Removed faulty date from Coverflow screen

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