It comes with a Windows and Linux binary as well as source code, and those without an Infectus Mod can still experiment with it using the following 'dumpable dumps' files (via PS3 Infectus) available in iRC EFnet #PS3News when merged:
From the ReadMe file: This tool is used to interleave, then byteswaps both dumps of the PS3 NAND. Upon completion, it creates a 'user readable' file.
This file is then scanned by the tool, and the flash files are extracted to a folder. This folder is named PS3Nand-XXX.XXXX, where XXX.XXXX is the SDK Version magic in the flash (usually the version number of the firmware)
.B .A usually works, however in some cases .A .B order is required.
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It's also a fixed position in different dumps , and few after you have the FS descriptor and the files ( relocated ). As CJPC told files are encrypted on NAND so don't expect to find ( apart few parts ) clear text or a lot of strings.
My iphotesys , ad speculation , is that PS3 search for that fixed address during the boot process , it is still not clear to me if the code loaded during the ringbus configuration on cell resides on NAND or on another chip ( the toshiba thing. ) and at which stage this fixed address is used.
Its a marker, not put there by us, but by Sony. It was there in our original dumps, we think its some sort of flag to mark the start of the data below it. However at the moment it is just a hypothesis.
Also, yes some of those files are encrypted (even more than a SELF), makes it a bit more secure!
creserved_0 (filled up with FF)
isoldr (SCE in header)
lv1ldr (SCE in header)
lv1.self (filled up with FF until 0x83A40 followed by 00 until 0xC3A40 again followed by FF until 0x103A60 followed by crap)
lv2ldr (SCE in header)
sdk_version (has the version information of the dump)
All the .self files seem to be encrypted or something. So far, this looks good to me, but I'm not a professional so I can also be wrong.