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PS3 eEID RKDumper (from GameOS) PKG by Flat_z is Now Available

PS3 eEID RKDumper (from GameOS) PKG by Flat_z is Now Available 750°
135w ago - Following up on the PS3 LV1, LV2, NAND / NOR Flash & eEID Dumper and PS3 XMB eEIDx Dumper Tool, this weekend flat_z released a PS3 eEID RKDumper PKG which allows users to dump their eid_root_key from PlayStation 3 3.55 GameOS in seconds without OtherOS.

Download: PS3 eEID_RKDumper.pkg / PS3 eEID_RKDumper.pkg (Mirror) / PS3 eEID_RKDumper.pkg Signed for 4.31 / PS3 eEID_Dumper.pkg Signed for 4.31 by jarmster (eid4, not eid4d.bin)

To quote: eEID_RKDumper (from GameOS) by flatz

Howto

  • Install package and run it
  • It will then black screen (no GUI) and restart the console automatically
  • FTP (other otherwise) retrieve your eid_root_key / PCK1 from /dev_hdd0/tmp/eid_root_key

Guide

  • Install eEID_RKDumper.pkg

 

PS3 RSOD - Red Screen of Death Fix is Now Available

PS3 RSOD - Red Screen of Death Fix is Now Available 1250°
162w 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:
 

PS3 MAME Arcade Game Emulator GameOS Port is Released

PS3 MAME Arcade Game Emulator GameOS Port is Released 750°
194w ago - This weekend PlayStation 3 developer Robo Hobo has released an unofficial PS3 MAME arcade game emulator GameOS port preview of version 0.142.

Download: PS3 MAME v0.142 (Preview) / SVN

Installing:

  • Install the psmame package onto your jailbroken PS3 using normal means.
  • By default all data paths for mame are located under /dev_hdd0/ROMS/mame_data.
  • ROMS themselves can be placed anywhere and their location chosen with the frontend. The recommended path is /dev_hdd0/ROMS/mame.

Default controls:

  • As of right now the only defined controls are R3 to open the MAME config menu, Select for coin, and Start for starting the game.
  • Further control changes can be made in the MAME config menu as needed.
  • Up to four controllers can be used at one time.

Frontend: The frontend can display screenshots of games, these should be placed in /dev_hdd0/ROMS/mame_data/snaps. You can find a full set at http://www.progettosnaps.net/snaps_en.html

Paths:

Under /dev_hdd0/ROMS/mame_data

hash: path to hash files
samples: path to...
 

PS3 Dual Boot GameOS / Linux Custom Firmware (CFW) Arrives

PS3 Dual Boot GameOS / Linux Custom Firmware (CFW) Arrives 1050°
200w ago - Today PlayStation 3 hacker Geoffrey Levand (or at least someone using his name) has released a PS3 Dual Boot GameOS / Linux Custom Firmware (CFW) which allows the dual-booting of both GameOS and OtherOS.

PS3 Custom Firmware Downloads: (Updated file links HERE!)


PS3 Custom Firmware Download Mirrors:


 

Graf Chokolo Releases a PS3 GameOS VFlash Resizer for Linux

Graf Chokolo Releases a PS3 GameOS VFlash Resizer for Linux 200°
204w ago - A few weeks passed since his last update, and today PlayStation 3 hacker extraordinaire Graf Chokolo has shared a PS3 GameOS VFlash Resizer for Linux alongside a brief guide!

Download: PS3 GameOS VFlash Resizer for Linux Tools (GIT) / Graf Chokolo PS3 Petitboot Image / hddvflash_keys_gen.rar by Zarh

To quote: It's easy to adapt them for 3.55. I uploaded my VFLASH resizer app for GameOS. I need someone who wants to test it.

Make sure you make backup of your HDD first Because after resizing, GameOS will reformat HDD. Contact me for instructions Thanks

Here are diffs for 3.55 which were provided by a PS3 Linux fan which got it working on 3.55. Thanks a lot man

http://pastie.org/1778085

diff common/source/lv1_hvcall.c common/source/lv1_hvcall.c.3.41

27c27

* lv2 syscall 811 (3.55)
* lv2 syscall 615 (3.41)

29c29

#define _LV2_SYSCALL_HVCALL_ADDR 0x8000000000195540ULL
#define _LV2_SYSCALL_HVCALL_ADDR 0x8000000000295f24ull
 

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