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Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.30 Update Now Available


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107w ago - Following up on the previous Sony PS3 Debug / Test leak, today the PlayStation 3 DEX Firmware 4.30 PUP has surfaced with details below.

Download: Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.30 Update / Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.30 Update (Mirror) / Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.30 Update (Mirror #2) / Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.30 Update (Mirror #3) / dex 4.30 xmb_plugin.30.rar by DANNY G

Warning: According to PlayStation 3 developer soniciso as posted HERE, PS3 CEX to DEX converted units will brick when the OFW 4.30 DEX update is installed so be cautious!

PUP Hashes

MD5: 2B8F823526634F1D04A7F61261EEE850
SHA1: DD96D7D4DA85F0AAB41F7B82D348572B889A39C1
CRC32: BDCAD908
CRC16: 04A1
HMAC_SHA1: 0xF1CA59DB50C7D9B86175B95EBBF1A39D0F1AB3AE

About 4.30 DEX

4.30 DEX: Do *NOT* install this on a converted machine, it will result in a brick. There is a check on eid0(!) in lv1ldr, that will trigger a panic (fun fact: it's impossible to generate the checked data yourself, so no cex2dex without ugly patches anymore).

PUP Information

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As always, keep in mind these PUP updates will currently NOT install on a retail PS3, and so they are intended for examination and comparison purposes only.

We have 100% confirmed that running this updater on a retail PS3 will not damage it, however, it will give the following error before the installation completes: The data type is not supported. (8002F029)


Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.30 Update Now Available

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#598 - Gunner54 - 85w ago
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This is just a plain 4.41 DEX firmware with lv1ldr patched to prevent CEX2DEX bricks. Useful for anyone who just wants standard DEX.

Download : https://mega.co.nz/#!yIhGxLLT!W-DjQjRB3ZNaOR2ilQk12TfzL51x68HlYF2r__0pRHs

#597 - Gunner54 - 86w ago
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I've attempted to create a DEX 4.41 CFW, the main test is to make sure the lv1ldr patches are correct (preventing CEX2DEX brick). This DEX firmware has been spoofed to 4.46.

ONLY TEST THIS IF YOU HAVE A HARDWARE FLASHER AND A BACKUP DUMP

Download : https://mega.co.nz/#!GRN2EagL!fOl470rAVUQyQGaMgNUMJU7E80FqNN46OyKwe_n8COQ
MD5 : 26E740255A84407FC2F1E734E4C48FE6

This is a zip containing all of the modified files : https://mega.co.nz/#!WBEXzTLR!XRZaqxrDpiepPf6RZ-E18FTVOFFG6EG9iAbcRWAPzIs

If you test this firmware, please report back.

#596 - killerener99 - 89w ago
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thanks, you're the best

#595 - JeoWay - 89w ago
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Rebug Lite Edition (Install it)

#594 - henchcock - 89w ago
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Hi,

I have a question regarding my PS3 CEX to DEX console.

The console's Blu Ray drive died, so, many months ago, I converted to DEX. I believe I have xaxaxaaxa patched DEX FW (I'm sure I installed this). I converted from a CEX CFW as running games discless was a bit hit and miss. The DEX firmware has served me well, that is until games requiring 4.40 FW started to appear.

Would I be correct in thinking that games patched to run on firmware < 4.40 would not run on DEX, as any update PKG for the game would (potentially) necessitate 4.40 FW? Of course this would only be the case for the very latest games.

Is there any way I can run these new games on my console as it is now? Or should I try to convert back to CEX and keep my fingers crossed that discless compatibility is a bit better now? Or should I lay out 20 quid on a new Blu Ray drive (and then convert back to CEX anyway)? Or... something else?

Thanks in advance

Er... I meant MiralaTijera 4.30 patched DEX FW - no idea how I screwed that bit up!

#593 - Thengoboy - 90w ago
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thanx for the info

#592 - racer0018 - 90w ago
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Right now there isn't much point to it. I would keep your system the way it is.

#591 - System Repairs - 90w ago
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Thanks for the explanation.

I thought you can change a retail to DEV console. If possible is there any advantages?

#590 - racer0018 - 90w ago
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It all depends on you system if you have a retail system use cex. If you have a development systems use dex. Thanks.

#589 - System Repairs - 90w ago
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Hello,

I have bee doing a bit of searching and could not find some good info on the differences between CEX and DEX CFW. Can anyone post a good link or explain the differences and any other recommendations regarding the two?

 

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