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Video: JailBroken PS3 - 3.55 Firmware with Homebrew by GeoHot

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216w ago - Update #2: GeoHot has updated his site again with PS3 Homebrew Signing Tools (PS3 Homebrew Signing Tools with DLL Files or PS3 Homebrew Signing Tools OSX) and Source Code (Windows users will also need libeay32.zip or grab the PS3 PKG Signer Windows GUI by FamousMassacre) with a brief guide HERE alongside How to JailBreak a PlayStation 3 on 3.55 Firmware.

Also, PS3 Tools (Compiled) and PS3 Tools Updates (Compiled) are now available for Win32 users as well.

To quote: "homebrew signing source make_self_npdrm makes valid NPDRM selfs from elfs it does not contain any info on decrypting or removing NPDRM NPDRM is required for interoperability of our homebrew applications package_finalize turns your debug packages into psuedoretail packages, psuedoretail packages install on a geohot jailbroken PS3.

i'm excited to see what you will create open source SDK @ PSL1GHT"

These PS3 tools can now be used to convert ELF files into valid NPDRM SELF files, and a PSL1ght PS3 PKG Python Script is also available, example usage:

pkg.py --contentid UP0001-TEST00003_00-0000000000000000 build/pkg/ PS3Tetris.pkg

Update: GeoHot has now released a PS3 3.55 JailBreak Custom Firmware PUP followed shortly by PS3 3.55 JailBreak r1 which fixes the 8002FB27 error and also shared the Test.PKG File from the video.

To quote from his site: "it's jailbreak time open the zip, you know how to install 3.55 only would be pirates, don't waste your time do not mirror file, link to geohot.com here is the package from the video no donations accepted right now, don't get scammed

old homebrew will not work new homebrew signing tools coming soon..."

Today GeoHot has posted a YouTube video on his site showing a JailBroken PS3 3.55 Firmware console running PlayStation 3 Homebrew.

This news comes just days after his previous dePKG PS3 Firmware Package Decrypter and PS3 Keys news alongside the first signed PS3 homebrew on version 3.55 Firmware.

To quote from the video's caption, which simply states: "It's 5AM, this is homebrew. No release dates as usual.

3.55 firmware omg omg omg omg no patching lv2

shouts to fail0verflow and psl1ght"

I personally think not having proper access to the kernel and such is a complete waste of time - what homebrew does he assume we will use?

Stay tuned for more PS3 Hacks and PS3 CFW news, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and drop by the PS3 Hacks and PS3 Custom Firmware Forums for the latest PlayStation 3 scene and PlayStation 4 scene updates and fresh homebrew PS3 Downloads. Enjoy!
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#307 - PSGamer24 - 216w ago
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Tried in cygwin:

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That's about as far as I get, I've spent hours trying to get it to work

#306 - IndyColtsFan84 - 216w ago
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Just experiment with any methods you can come up with, if it works, Great! If not, try again!
Quote Originally Posted by FMAranda View Post
Guys, for now, 3.41 or 3.55? (I lost all my games, dlc and trophies when i did the downgrade on my console, so, a little bit of PSN will be good ).

If you want backups, stick with 3.41 for now. If you just want to play your PSN content again, go with 3.55 so you can download sync trophies & re-download your PSN content.

#305 - FMAranda - 216w ago
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Guys, for now, 3.41 or 3.55? (I lost all my games, dlc and trophies when i did the downgrade on my console, so, a little bit of PSN will be good ).

#304 - SCHAOS - 216w ago
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I appreciate your response, and all your contributions, but I wasnt looking to be spoonfed. Just wanted to see if this methodology was even feasible. I was going to attempt another route, but this was shorter and I didn't know the specifics. I'll do some tinkering.

#303 - IndyColtsFan84 - 216w ago
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i'm not gonna spoon feed it to ya, do some research. It's not that hard to teach these things to yourself, trial and error my friend.

Quote Originally Posted by SCHAOS View Post
Try installing the cfwtool files into the root of C:, instead of C:\PS3

Also, you need the zlib1 dll file installed into windows/system

the directory does not matter, as long as you have make_self_npdrm.exe libeay32.dll & zlib1.dll in the same directory it will work just fine.

edit: if your using cygwin but the dll files in cygwin/bin directory

#302 - wazer1337 - 216w ago
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freeflash could not be mounted it said. using geohot 3.55fw on ps3 slim..

#301 - SCHAOS - 216w ago
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Try installing the cfwtool files into the root of C:, instead of C:\PS3

Also, you need the zlib1 dll file installed into windows/system

#300 - IndyColtsFan84 - 216w ago
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you need the correct dll files in she same directory as make_self_npdrm (see attachment)

#299 - SCHAOS - 216w ago
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Ok, 2 questions: How would I take a debug pkg and edit it to reflect the latest update? Say I have a 1.00 debug and the latest update is 1.02?

Second: Would I need to makeself, to encrypt the seperate files, then makepkg, and finally finalizepkg?

Thanks in advance.

#298 - Ihatecompvir - 216w ago
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Is anyone else having a problem with make_self_npdrm just flat out not working?

It doesn't give an error or anything, its just it doesn't work.

When I run it, it just does nothing.
It's like this:
C:\PS3> make_package_npdrm


It's very annoying, I have a modded self I need to try out!


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