But well-informed circles developers of Sony us more information on tomorrow's update was transmitted. So the firmware update before installing user will point out that the support of the Other OS would disabled. The Linux partition would not be deleted by the update. Because the Linux partition as opposed to the PS3 system partition is not encrypted, you can take the disk from the console and mount the partition on a PC to save the data.
The source also contradicted George Hotz claim that the SACD and PS2 support are just software switch. For SACD playback, the PS3 has needed a special drive electronics, which was saved as part of the cost reduction in later models. The same is true of the PS2 emulation, which was made possible by a combination of hardware and software. It is therefore not possible to enable both via software again.
The source warned against PS3 owners system to merge Sony does not publish official firmware updates. Such hacks would not only compromise the security of copy protection, but also the account and payment system of the Playstation Network, by spying on passwords and credit card numbers and the attacker then voids the accounts of users.