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PS3 4.40 CFW MiralaTijera: System Manager 1.1, 3.2.0 Integrated Core


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93w ago - Following up on his previous updates, today Spanish PlayStation 3 developer MiralaTijera has updated his PS3 4.40 CFW to include System Manager 1.1 and Integrated Core 3.2.0 alongside QAFlag functionality.

Below are the details, roughly translated: UPDATE 3: Warning, this update if it is best installed first previous... I copy and paste the post of Estwald because of what you put on I have nothing more to add... Estwald wrote:

First of all, Miralatijera me that if they "saw" made ​​public the Core in its name and the rest is of my own by collaborating

On the other hand, the uniqueness of this, is that just your CFW offers the ability to launch applications in the background and these things, show that when the CFW provide useful ideas and instead locked away, are offered the possibility the dev, they can do things and are more likely to do so. In contrast, others, think that by taking out a CFW automatically have to give support... it will be no [poraki]

You try hard enough and you provide the info or you worry your porting (I mean Iris Manager), as did Miralatijera (in 4.31 gave us all the information he could and at 4.40, made the port it, and I then managed some little things: well if you do things), because if not directly rule and I stand so quiet [burla2].

And with that, let the matter:

The Core

The core novelty presents how the possibility of launching an application in the background, which is called "sm.self" and installed in root / dev_flash, which has advantages and disadvantages:

Disadvantages:

  • If the application in the background hangs the system, obviously, the system will not advance from that point. So the flag is provided removes, but obviously, if someone puts nosearch flag, the result would be a semibrick (have to reinstall CFW). So careful with this.
  • Access to the system is limited to exports of syscalls and basically liblv2.
  • That the application is in the background, does not mean you do not eat resources, obviously

Advantages:

  • The ability to control the temperature and fan without affecting other processes directly or maintaining "awake" USB devices tend to fall asleep, it seems a good start. The application runs on a separate plane to vsh.self, PSX emulator or PS3 game (obviously on the PS2 emulator, at least natively on the FATs, the LV2 ceases to exist and our application dies) and processes not stop LV2 how true alternatives.

The System Manager

The System Manager is how I called the application that will run in the background, basically consists of three separate parts:

1) The main: The main loop is enclosed in a 1 ms in duration to receive commands via address 0x450 of LV2 with which to configure the application (you can set the thread priorities, changing temperature tables, and mode time device activation and get some additional information)

2) FanCtrl_Thread: basically, this thread does the same as the payload that I developed for Fan Control Utility (Incidentally, the application has been updated to the 1.5 to work with this without problems)

http://www.ps4news.com/ps3-hacks-jailbreak/ps3-fan-control-utility-v1-7-for-ps3-cfw-cex-3-41-to-4-41-arrives/

The advantage is that unlike the payload, this does not affect directly the processes, so that should not happen reporting problems some users of the application. Basically, this is how I would have liked me to do from the beginning, but until now, there was no way.

Added a small payload that is housed in the direction of LV2 0xF70, like Fan Control Utility, but only to protect the syscalls sm_shutdown and provide compatibility with the previous system, so that it can be integrated in Iris Manager support.

3) UsbWakeup_Thread: This thread has 3 running modes and basically deals with "wake up" USB devices that tend to "sleep" for lack of use, causing problems in games.

The wake mode is to write in a file called "nosleep" we can create in root of the device (no matter that has length 0, just exists or not) for the SM know or not to use units. By default, it does every minute, but you can program steps of 10 seconds (2560 seconds maximum, to which we must add two seconds for the indicator).

USB storage devices, can be divided into hard drives and flash memory devices that are not as convenient to be writing all the time. This is the reason that is delegated to the user to create "nosleep". Indeed, in some games, you must set BD Emu and that makes the USB pass renamed as / dev_bdvd, which also supported.

The three modes are: 0 -> disabled, 1 -> enabled for a single device and 2 -> enabled for all devices (this is the default)

Default operation (autonomous)

Just load the SM, the settings are:

  • Temperature control / fan Fan Control Utility equivalent asset.
  • Wakeup writing on all devices, including / dev_bdvd (if a USB device allow writing) on, proceeding to write 1 time every minute or so. Obviously, writing only affects those devices with the file "nosleep" (elsewhere, could detect read access as much)

The LEDs indicate the following:

  • Yellow Led Fixed: temperature below 70 degrees
  • Led yellow / green flashing temperature above or equal to 70 degrees
  • Led red / yellow / green flashing temperature above or equal to 75 degrees
  • Green LED remained two seconds every 10: led activity
  • Leds off for two seconds: indicate a write access to USB device. This is important to know, because we should not unplug a USB device in a deed, obviously (we wait for the LED to turn off and unplug a few seconds later)

External Control Support

Fan Control Utility 1.5: http://www.ps4news.com/ps3-hacks-jailbreak/ps3-fan-control-utility-v0-3-for-4-31-and-4-40-cfw-cex-is-released/

And soon, Iris Manager: http://www.ps4news.com/ps3-cfw-mfw/iris-manager-v2-42-ps3-backup-game-manager-updated-by-estwald/

Installation and Use

  • If you have the flag "nosearch" active, unset. Copy the Core (sys_init_osd.self) and root sm.self in a pendrive and expects the restarts (for many, to install the core and then to install the system manager)
  • If you want to uninstall sm.self then adds the flag "removesm"
  • If you want to prevent a USB device "sleep" create a file "nosleep" in root of the device (whether measured 0 bytes)

Download

Core 3.3.0: http://mods.elotrolado.net/~hermes/ps3/core_3.2.0.rar

System Manager v1.0: http://mods.elotrolado.net/~hermes/ps3/SM_CFW4.40_v1.0.rar

(Includes source code for compilation under PSL1GHT)

UPDATE 4: another update from Estwald

What's new:

  • There have been some corrections of time to avoid excessive delays when changing the mode of operation for the Fan and USB Wakeup.
  • Priorities have been reduced to a minimum to try and stop the System Manager as little as possible to other processes running and only use their downtime.
  • Added the ability to change a priority and update time main () (this used to be able to tinker with things, if necessary, but in principle it should count as is)

Download

http://mods.elotrolado.net/~hermes/ps3/SM_CFW4.40_v1.1.rar

Installation:

  • If you already have the previous version, simply copy sm.self in USB root, put it in USB000 (closest to the reader) and reboot.
  • If you have the core 3.2.0 then go here (elotrolado.net/hilo_update3-cfw-4-40-miralatijera-100-core-3-2-0-integrado-qaflag_1880798) and following the instructions, replaces the old sm.self by the new.

Uninstalling:

  • Copy the folder "flags" is inside the RAR to the device and restart with it plugged in USB000

USB Wakeup:

  • Create a file called "nosleep" (no extension, which I already see it coming XD ) In root of the device you wish that every so often, are accessed by writing to keep alert

Psmaniaco wrote: Estwald a question, in your Iris Manager I think you added the temperatures of Cell and RSX right? Are the temperatures of the sensors you mentioned further back? A greeting.

If put another application in the background... Yes and no. For starters, you can only be accessed through syscalls or liblv2 exportable functions in PSL1GHT. Make them the idea that this is pre-vsh.self and operates completely autonomously. Also, you need a series of special construction flags or not work (which I include in the Makefile to scetool).

If not done well, the best thing you can get, is to ignore your application By the way and for that matter, if you delete the sm.self you can do it directly (root is / dev_flash and just mount it in writing) or otherwise, add the flag "removesm" to do it for the core you: no need to remove the core.

And by the way, a recommendation mine: NEVER put no root any files that could be copied by the core unless it is that what you want: if you put a vsh.self in root, for example, automatically copies and going to care if it's a different version. So very careful with that, it can cause a semibrick


PS3 4.40 CFW MiralaTijera: System Manager 1.1, 3.2.0 Integrated Core

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#41 - DEUSC2D - 108w ago
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Yes, the bdemu flag is for no or broken blu-ray drives. I have not tried it myself, so can not confirm it's full functionality.

#40 - ppr2012 - 108w ago
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what does bd emu on MiralaTijera CFW 4.31 means? does it there to only for install cfw or also to play games diskless with pendrive... thanks...

#39 - DEUSC2D - 109w ago
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Hi, multiMAN fixes games made for 4.31 to run on lower CFW. This CFW is true 4.31 so no game fixes are needed. Rogero and Rebug team will make what they want when they want to. We can only be grateful that they continue to support the scene!

CORE allows you to run flag,self, etc in real time. There is no need to install a new .PUP each time you update/fix or wish to do something specific (simple explanation). If you do not use Linux then there no point in using otherOS++. Petitboot runs on your nand/nor and you must flash it to get rid of Petitboot. The dev for this CFW made instructions on how to get Petitboot installed below with this CFW. Thank you too, PS3 News, seeman, sguerrini97, windrider42.

How to install otherOS++ on MiralaTijera CFW 4.31:

1) Start core only with setup_flash_for_otheros put it in flag folder(delete anything else), when you hear a double beep means that’s the process went well. If you don’t listened nothing = check log.

2) Reboot then put dtbImage.ps3.bin (the one who corresponds to your CONSOLE)

If it's Nand = dtbImage.ps3.bin.nand = minmal
If it's NOR = dtbImage.ps3.bin.nor

You have to rename it to = dtbImage.ps3.bin and paste it on the your pendrive root in put install_otheros flag in the flag folder (delete anything else).

3) This will boot up and you will hear 2 beeps, if you don’t listened. Again, check the log. Something failed.

4) Once we done this, shutdown your PS3 and use boot_otheros flag (or use rebug toolbox). On boot you will see petitboot on your screen.

#38 - seeman - 109w ago
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i have a question... im running rogero 4.30 but if i start deadspace3 via multiman... theres a messeage this games needs 4.31.... then multiman fixex the eboot and it works... but if i try from iris it doesnt work...when i use this cfw is the problem solved then? why dont rogero and rebug make a 4.31 cfw??? a real one not spoofed..?

can some one pls give a explanatation what this core thing exactly is?? i dont get it??? and pls somebody make or give me a tut how to install other os and how to use this core stuff... i want to use this cfw with otherOS...

is it possible to have a start up screen where u can choose between linux(/otheros) and xmb?? i think i saw this a couple years ago i really would like to use it like this...

thx

#37 - PS4 News - 109w ago
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Thanks for the update DEUSC2D and +Rep, I have now added Update 6 and the download to our main article as well.

#36 - DEUSC2D - 109w ago
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PS1 games now work with Update 6 / CORE 2.7.1 and mM! ReActPSN also works with the latest update. The boot_otheros flag gives me the same issue so Rebug tool box or going into recovery mode is how I get to Red Ribbon. This CFW searches for CORE (cellftp.self) on boot and it can be deactivated with sys_init_osd.self (it fixes some type of issue with "los mandos", and maybe speed up boot time as well).

It's a good WIP and CORE offers great external capability to CFW. I'm sticking with Rogero CFW and I'll just keep testing this as it develops.

[UPDATE 6] CORE 2.7.1.rar (4.94 MB) Mirror: http://www.sendspace.com/file/20vm2v

#35 - sguerrini97 - 109w ago
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I came back to Rebug 4.30.1, I'm waiting for new version of this firmware. Thanks anyway

#34 - haze67 - 109w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by sguerrini97 View Post
Also boot_otheros flag isn't working here. With boot_otheros flag the PS3 make some beeps and then the led becomes red but the console is still power on with a black screen. To power it off I had to held the power button. The only way I found to enter petitboot is to boot into recovery menu (after install_otheros)

when you have everything required for OtherOS, already installed (OtherOS working setup before update to 4.31CFW ) simply use Rebug's latest Toolbox, make sure you can boot into "Petitboot" before using the option! ..then run Toolbox, choose "Boot OtherOS" option with all "lv1" patches enabled = reboot into OtherOS -- RedRibbon

#33 - boris0718 - 109w ago
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Ok, what do we need to make a new cfw? One that can be installed on OFW and not cfw or OFW 3.55.

#32 - capitaobr - 109w ago
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thanks

 

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