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224w ago - Yesterday we reported on flukes1 releasing his LV1 and LV2 Peek and Poke PS3 Tools, and today Wutangrza has released a LV1 / LV2 Peek and Poke CFW Patch for enabling it in PlayStation 3 version 3.55 Custom Firmware.

Download: Official PS3 3.55 Firmware / Wutangrza 3.55 / bsdiff4.3-win32.zip / PS3 LV1 Dumper PKG (will try to dump LV1, if blackscreens reboot and rerun) PS3 LV2 Protection Remove PKG (disables LV2 checking without dumping LV1) / BM Enabler LV2 PKG by kmeaw / PS3 Custom Firmware v3.55 LV1/LV2 Peek/Poke Wutangrza (patched PUP) / PS3 Custom Firmware v3.55 LV1/LV2 Peek/Poke Wutangrza (patched PUP - Mirror #1) / PS3 Custom Firmware v3.55 LV1/LV2 Peek/Poke Wutangrza (patched PUP - Mirror #2) / PS3 Custom Firmware v3.55 LV1/LV2 Peek/Poke Wutangrza (patched PUP - Mirror #3) / PS3 Custom Firmware v3.55 LV1/LV2 Peek/Poke Wutangrza (patched PUP - Mirror #4) / PS3 Custom Firmware v3.55 LV1/LV2 Peek/Poke Wutangrza (patched PUP - Mirror #5) / PS3 Firmware 3.55 Compatible Homebrew Apps & Games / FIX PERMISSIONS Wutangrza GeoHot CFW 3.55 and FIX PERMISSIONS Waninkoko Kmeaw CFW 3.55 by festizio

PUP MD5: 05933bb7a89bee87b0aa45c74f980e81
PUP SHA1: 3d51501014ab46131a539e1664476e10fa9b611e


For those who wish to do it yourself, from PSGroove: Wutangrza was successful in repeating flukes1's process and has released a very easy to use patch, for the official 3.55 firmware.

Steps for Patching 3.55 Official Firmware on Windows

Step 1

Download the above files and extract them all into the same folder

Step 2

Open a command prompt, navigate to the folder where you extracted the above files, then type:

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Step 3

Delete PS3UPDAT.PUP

Step 4

Rename PS3CFW.PUP to PS3UPDAT.PUP and thats it! You now have an official 3.55 with lv1/lv2 peek and poke enabled

You're now ready to install the PUP, make sure your console has 3.55 official firmware installed, prior to flashing the peek and poke enabled version. You will need to install it from the recovery menu.

Also, after flashing the 3.55 peek and poke enabled CFW, you can then install Geohot's CFW. You will still retain lv1/lv2 peek and poke.

From http://pastie.org/private/3pkmtkkmjaaiqe6tjj81a: Flukes1 LV1/LV2 Peek and Poke CFW Analysis

  • lv1.elf
  • lv2_kernel.elf
  • change a few bytes in some useless strings because of the way zlib deflate works.
  • UNKNOWN

Finally, Quakes69 has released CFWPatcher v1.05 Installer for PS3 today followed by CFWPatcher v1.07 Installer (Skinned) and CFWPatcher v1.08 r3 Installer GUI for PS3, to quote:

  • Simply download to anywhere.
  • Extract it - Install it
  • Download 3.55ofw put it in where ever - That's if you don't already have this file.
  • Download Patched PS3UPDAT.PUP put it in where ever - That's if you don't already have this file.
  • Execute CFWPatcher.exe

1. Select bspatch Folder
2. Select 3.55 OFW Folder
3. Select Where to place the Modified 3.55 FW
4. Select The Patched 3.55 Folder - If not found Massege pops up
5. Select your Patch PUP File - CFW_v3.55.PUP / PS3UPDAT.PUP.bsdiff / Wutangrza-3.55.patch

Click Execute wait till it's done. Open the New Folder and Execute PS3UPDAT.md5 / CFW_v3.55.md5 To check file. MDS/SFV PS3UPDAT.PUP Checksum

V2 Flukes / netkas
cd72d63f1a616ecf786ff382bfae671a

Waninkoko
6eab7f1deea1ed46a1dc9924fd7080b3

That's it.

PS. Nothing special. Just makes things easier. Oh, And it comes with the bspatch.exe

Enjoy

Quake
AkA
SubZero DeZigns

PS3 Instructions:

  • Make sure you're on the OFFICIAL 3.55 FIRMWARE - If you're not. Read Here (below)
  • Place the Newly Modified 3.55 Firmware in PS3\UPDATE on a mem stick/psp/mass storage device
  • Follow this same procedure for the Modified Firmware Install. Read Here Other wise It'll not see the Update
  • Remove the mem stick/psp/mass storage device when finished. DONE!

If you're on geohot's CFW or Kak's CFW and need to remove Geohots CFW or Kak's CFW this is how it's done.

  • Grab yourself the 3.55ofw
  • Place the PS3UPDAT.PUP into mem stick PS3\UPDATE\ folder
    Example: X:\PS3\UPDATE\PS3UPDAT.PUP
  • Remove mem stick by USB's Sately Remove Hardware - Unplug
    Right Click Eject
    -- START SAFE MODE/RECOVERY MODE
  • Turn off PS3 - If it's not OFF
  • Press and hold the power button PS3 Will turn on, keep holding till you hear 2 more beeps and the PS3 will turn off.
  • Press and hold the power button AGAIN. PS3 Will turn on, keep holding till you hear another beep then you will hear a quick double beep.
  • Release the power button.
  • You should now be in (What Sony Calls it: Safe Mode) RePair Mode.
    -- END START SAFE MODE/RECOVERY MODE
  • Place USB stick into the USB port
  • Select #6 on the menu screen and force an Update.

From festizio on FIX PERMISSIONS: It seems that a lot of folks are having issues installing and running backups on there Ps3′s due to the bug in PL3 that effects file permissions. Here is what I have been doing to get around the black screen hangs and disc read errors.

1. fire up multiman, blackb0x, whatever ftp & transfer your backup
2. run your lv2 pkg of choice
3. run the fix permissions app that is installed from running the package located above

The app will go through the HD and correct the file permission errors that come with using PL3. I have been using this method after each game backup I install, however if you install (ftp/copy) 5 at a time the app only needs to be run once and it will fix all 5 games as it does its magic to the entire drive.
Now as far as USB, hampster driven HD's etc I can not say as I do not have any of the above so I have not tested it myself.





PS3 Custom Firmware LV1 / LV2 Peek and Poke by Wutangrza

PS3 Custom Firmware LV1 / LV2 Peek and Poke by Wutangrza

PS3 Custom Firmware LV1 / LV2 Peek and Poke by Wutangrza

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#344 - money15 - 223w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by THCIV View Post
to get netflix to work just delete it and redownload it, worked for me.

thanks thciv you saved me a whooping from my girlfriend... haha... redownloaded netflix and it worked perfectly!

#343 - wilpac05 - 223w ago
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ofw from xmb and cfw from recovery menu is how I had to do it but it's been stated that you can do both from xmb.

#342 - ps3addict123 - 223w ago
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i am going to install cfw now.i have CECHA01 60 gb fat currently at ofw 3.41.are my steps correct?

1) Install ofw 3.55 into the PS3 from XMB (Settings > System Update > Update via Storage Media)
2) Install Kmeaw cfw (via recovery or storage media?)
3) how do i extract gaia manager to root of directory? (planning on using external hdd 500gb for all this)

please help, i don't want to screw this

#341 - Ax3l - 223w ago
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great work! but unfortunately i my ps3 hangs very often at startup of gaia (and multiman) or when i exit from games to xmb (xmb freezes).

does anybody know if it's a problem of the backupmanagers or with the firmware in general?

best wishes,
axel

#340 - wicked insanity - 223w ago
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I have found and copied over the missing files (from RU folder). I have downloaded and installed update 1.01 copied the eboot from hdd0/game/BLES00949 to hdd0/GAMES/BLES00949/PS3-GAME.

And it's still just black screens!! please someone, show mercy.

#339 - walkes75 - 223w ago
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CECHG04 is here anybody with this model and working BD and willing to share dev3 with me ? Maybe this way I will my BD issue.

#338 - jjevans - 223w ago
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Hello All, Is anyone else having problems installing:

Does not install - FIX_PERMISSIONS_Wutangrza_Geohot_CFW_3.55-fw3.55.pkg

Does not install - multiMAN ver 1.12.05 BASE [20110113_170000].pkg

In Wutangrza / Geohot? Followed directions to a T.

Any help appreciated.

TIA

#337 - wicked insanity - 223w ago
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how can I get the update onto my usb device and then tell the 'game disc' to check the stick rather than online??

sorry for my noobishness, it's just not my day today

#336 - misteha - 223w ago
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I can play backed up originals, but can't play downloaded games. How I must put them to external hdd to play them, or what i'm doing wrong? Somebody can help? My game is in ext. GAMES/FUEL/ 80010017 error comes.

#335 - jaydark01 - 223w ago
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Is there a way to get this to let me install stuff i buy from the playstation store? I keep getting an error when i try to download anything.