101w ago - Today Ragioustroll has announced the discovery of a hidden System Menu which is present on Sony's PS3, PSP and PS Vita consoles.
Below are the details via the PlayStation 3 Dev Wiki with some additional pictures HERE, as follows:
More System Information
How to get this
Go to Settings > System > System Information
Press simultaneously R1 + L1 + DPad Left + Square for a few seconds
Release those buttons then immediately press the start button (and keep it hold)
First part is about sections on other chips:
Information / Example / Notes
-/Model Type/System type - / CEL / DEX-ww Target ID: ???(CEL = ??, CEK = ??, RU3 = ??), System Type (CEX,DEX,SHOP)
User ID user:00000001 Usernumber on the PS3
Syscon 0C16.0001000100030003@SC Syscon Firmware + Syscon Patches in the format: qqqq.wwwwxxxxyyyyzzzz where qqqq is the firmware base, and wwwwxxxxyyyyzzz is an installed patch with the name SYS_CON_FIRMWARE_wwxxyyzz.pkg
Bluetooth 0E18@BT Bluetooth Firmware
Wifi 2.9.3.p0@WLAN Wifi Firmware
MultiCardReader 1.08@MCC MultiCardReader Firmware (NA = not present in slim models)
Second part of the screen follows structure from Index.dat (if you use spoofer, the data will show the spoofed strings) and explains about revisioning of dev_flash files:
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they probably keep these hidden features in so they can check the units that are sent back for repairs. it would also be interesting to see if the list is different if a cfw is installed on the system.