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Mount Alejandro: PS3 Homebrew - Write to Dev Flash

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220w ago - PS3 Developers JaiCraB & ps3mrenigma have brought another way to enable writing to the PS3's /dev_flash partition by mirroring it to /dev_Alejandro.

This follows in line with nr4u's Flash Loader, which itself was a successor of JaicraB's USB Custom Firmware Loader v0.3 - but in a more compact, stripped down version.

Download: Mount Alejandro

To quote (via Spanish to English translation):

FLASH Write Enable:

This application allows the mounting of the unit / dev_Alejandro. This unit is a mirror of the unit / dev_flash, with this active alike.

Unit / dev_flash no writeable useful to read as the old way, but the new SI is writable.

This is why we are not responsible for any misuse that may be made this application, the method used, etc. As end users ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE WILL you do ON YOUR MACHINE!

Taken into account before trying to manipulate the firmware, XML files, etc.

Happy Xmax!

JaiCraB & ps3mrenigma

P.S Why the name of Alexander? Who knows, maybe it has something to do with any of us ...

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#155 - hunterrr - 220w ago
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Maybe the same reason I switched mine with the xbox boot (not a xbox fan just did it for laughs)

#154 - BwE - 220w ago
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yeah but why would you

#153 - DNR8 - 220w ago
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Does this mean the sound i used on my PSP start up the one that says playstation can be converted to the PS3 ?

#152 - FMAranda - 220w ago
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I just change the coldboot_stereo.ac3 with the old sound. It works very well.

#151 - n4ru - 220w ago
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Was ACiD 010 released publicly yet?

#150 - sharp30 - 220w ago
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Hey sk great work you done today with all the videos i have spent most of the day learning about all this and well upto speed on how it work so thanks. just one thing could you tell me how u customised the icon i the picture section of the xmb and how did you make acid cfw text where there should faces on that picture if that makes sense.

#149 - BwE - 220w ago
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You can't have it The max length is 10 seconds.

So here's my version without the tiny sparkle part at the end (no offence indy i love you so much)

Quote Originally Posted by IndyColtsFan84 View Post
anyone out there do any tests with this app & version.txt in dev_flash/vsh/etc?

to my knowledge it doesn't do anything (from when ive tried it with the firmware loader) but im happy to try again

yep - it does absolutely nothing.

#148 - n4ru - 220w ago
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What? I'm not competing against anybody, especially not for ONE line of code. I released it in case it DID work, it would allow PL3 users to modify their dev_flash in case they couldn't get PL3dev.

#147 - IndyColtsFan84 - 220w ago
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anyone out there do any tests with this app & version.txt in dev_flash/vsh/etc?

#146 - deank - 220w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by n4ru View Post
Mkay, I'll run some tests when I get home and hopefully get a PL3 working version by tonight.

Please! We don't have a contest here!

When you DO suggest something please CHECK IT yourself first.


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