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PS3 RSOD - Red Screen of Death Fix is Now Available

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161w ago - Today PlayStation 3 homebrew developers RobS and An0nym0us have made available a PS3 RSOD (Red Screen of Death) fix for those experiencing the issue on Sony's current-gen entertainment system and gaming console.

Download: PS3 RSOD - Red Screen of Death Fix (NORSOD NOTHEROS Patched PUP) / 355-NOTHEROS-RSOD.rar (Mirror) / PS3 RSOD - Red Screen of Death Fix (GAMEOS RSOD FIX)

Below are further details via PS3 Dev Wiki: RSOD Fix

The RSOD Fix - Observations about RSOD:

Seems to appear mostly on consoles with Samsung NORS (CECHLxx-CECH20xx) May be caused by an error being thrown while writing to NOR (this is theory) Mostly caused by a corrupt area of flash called VTRM

The original RSOD "fix" was actually a CFW patch to bypass the RSOD. basic_plugins.sprx was modified to ignore the error condition to allow the console to boot. While this worked, certain things like trophies still didn't work correctly.

The actual RSOD fix occurs by the VTRM area on flash being rewritten. The ability to do this is already built into the firmware, it just needs to be called.

Steps from GameOS:

1) Install the NORSOD patched PUP so that you can boot.

2) Install the rsodfix.gnpdrm.pkg package, and run it from XMB (REDACTED)

3) Run rsodfix.

4) Reboot and install whatever firmware you want

Thanks: dospeidra, an0nymous, nikitis, robs

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#72 - AKmania - 10w ago
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did anyone still have this file: rsod-fix-all-cfws.zip ?

#71 - noobzega - 11w ago
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Nice job, need it

#70 - YU1HIRASAWA - 11w ago

#69 - peters3 - 11w ago
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Thanx for posts, i'm new at this i changed my hard drive and updated now have that rsod. xmb?

does anyone now the cost to send it to sony for repairs?

#68 - master201x - 11w ago
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#67 - PS4 News - 11w ago
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This article may be of use for the newer ones: http://www.ps4news.com/ps3-hacks-jailbreak/ps3-rsod-fix-pkg-for-all-custom-firmware-cfws-is-now-available/

#66 - PCSMAN81 - 11w ago
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Would LOVE for someone to put out a fix for PS3's running OFW 4.65 that have the RSOD. When I use this method I get corrupted data messages. Probably because this fix is for 3.55 models... what gives?

the people that compile these fixes, or the admins here even read these comments, or am I falling into internet oblivion here to deaf ears?

#65 - cloudxx - 12w ago
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Thank you helped a lot

#64 - domeik23 - 12w ago
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Thanks have the rsod today and now it is fixed, great

#63 - PCSMAN81 - 12w ago
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Awesome thanks!

How do I use this though, is there a tut?


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