Sorry for the newbie question but you think this is the final piece to run the tool which was made for the development ps3 firmware which makes backups and boots them?
Ive been reading your posts and all of you seem to be making a lot of progress but this is a milestone in progress right?
The irony of this is similar to the "PSP 1.50 Swaploit" where someone stumbled across something so stupidly simple (directory naming) it was overlooked, and Sony invested so much effort into PS3 disc checks to prevent people from 'hot-swapping' methods as was done on the PS1/PS2 but they forgot the PS3 HDD, or so it seems.
Nevermind, I can`t because im on 2.35, but damn! this is some cool stuff, so basically its a custom firmware? I done it on psp since 1.5 (homebrew etc) but been updating ps3 because there wasn`t much on hacks yet
Last edited by PS3overdose; 05-18-2008 at 04:53 AM
Right now it appears to be a pseudo-Debug/Retail PS3 Firmware mixture, as it contains the Debug options but they aren't functional, but it also behaves like Debug Firmware (no Blu-ray movie support, etc) and plays retail PS3 games. So not like a completely new "PS3 CFW" but more like a hybrid I guess.
this is the first ever serious step towards unlocking the ps3
thumbs up for ps3news! you guys were always a step ahead of the rest!
Let's hope the resident PS3 Devs can "kick it up a notch" now that XVISTAMAN2005 gave them yet another new path to follow... most are sleeping, but when they awake to the logs of the rest it will be interesting to see what develops.
The PS3 Dev who has been tinkering with it thus far has been able to update from Retail Debug (well, pseudo-Debug) to Retail (full) again, and since reformatting his HDD thereafter he said all appears normal.
He isn't one of the guys working on the XML stuff, but that could be possible although losing BD movie support when in Debug is indicative of the opposite.
Yes!!... finally a step closer.... I just hope most functions will get unlocked soon...
but is playing ps3 back ups already funtioning?? and is it also possible play ps2 back ups??