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77w ago - Following up on his previous release, PlayStation 3 developer Estwald (with help from D_Skywalk) has updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.16 with the changes detailed below.

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To quote, roughly translated: v2.20 Changelog:

  • New payload v8 syscall eliminating the syscall 36 and used instead to 8 redirections. The syscall 8 works in a hidden in applications, thus respecting the other use that gives the syscall 8 in certain firmwares (LV1 Peek)
  • Added multiMAN method for disc-less from / APP_HOME (thanks for commenting DeanK how it works). This increases the compatibility.
  • Added patched explore_plugin.sprx method to launch the games from road / dev_bdvd when selecting / app_home/PS3_GAME. This method connects when “No Controller BDVD” and requires that each CFW patched module (see explore_plugin_notes.txt within patch_tools_libfs_exploreplugin.rar). Grid is a game thus far.
  • Fixed all (fcking) problems and other productions, as authentication based disks using CFW 3.41, 3.55, 4.21 and 4.31 (yes, I’ve been to them all)
  • Now HDD0 mounts are safer, both for the method how it can be accessed only “/ dev_bdvd” in reading.
  • Added ability to restart by pressing TRIANGLE on the main screen
  • Iris Manager now works in two ways, thinking about those who have BDVD operational unit and the voiceless.
  • New homelaunc1 (must be installed because the former will not work)

This is a summary of the disk operating modes: Available options are:

Requires Disc:

  • With controller, disk not only asks “Yes” if no blocking routes / APP_HOME. This may prevent it from interfering with games.
  • No Controller: obviously hard but never require it to “No” will be provided / APP_HOME (some games with trophies bug report, if this option is set to no). For riding HDD0 is protected.

BD Emu:

  • Mount BDVD: connects libfs_patched.sprx if present and mount the device as a unit / dev_bdvd. No controller is the most compatible option, especially with the “Required Disk” to “No”. With controller, disk required (but not cancel / APP_HOME itself)
  • LIBFS: simply connect the module and reroute the game / dev_bdvd and / APP_HOME if applicable. No controller is less compatible than “Mount BDVD”. With controller, disk required (but not cancel / APP_HOME itself)
  • Off: simply redirects the game to / dev_bdvd and / APP_HOME if applicable. It can work with or without disk, depending on the game

START-> Tools (Tools):

  • With BDVD controller: To work with or without disc. In mounting options using USB drives or in the case of a patch HDD0 / dev_ps2disc. When activated, it goes to the XMB (to be activated to reenter)
  • No controller BDVD: HDD1 is mounted in place. When activated, the unit is expelled if I had a disc inside.

NOTE: there should be no disk in this mode. No controller mode works well without reader (mine is unplugged right now) in 4.3 CFW bdemu Miralatijera with flag on). “No parent” when required disk mode, connect seeking explore_plugin.sprx that can be easily prepared by extracting from the flash, txt following notes:

The explore_plugin is used to launch games from /dev_bdvd in disc ausence. The CFW 4.31 Miralatijera includes the flag “bdemu” to work without BDVD controller, but you need also one path to launch the games: this is the path

  • Extract /dev_flash/vsh/module/explore_plugin.sprx using FTP or from PUP
  • Copy to the patch_explore_plugin.bat folder explore_plugin.sprx, scetool (scetool.exe, zlib1.dll and folder “data” with the appropriate key)
  • In the case of CFW 3.41 use patch_explore_plugin_for_3.41.bat because it patch the game category to debug too
  • Run patch_explore_plugin.bat or patch_explore_plugin_for_3.41.bat as the case
  • Rename explore_plugin_patched.sprx as explore_plugin_341.sprx, explore_plugin_355.sprx, explore_plugin_355dex.sprx, explore_plugin_421.sprx, explore_plugin_421dex.sprx, explore_plugin_430.sprx or explore_plugin_431.sprx to correspond with the firmware
  • Repeat: explore_plugin must to correspond with the firmware!!!
  • Copy the explore_plugin to Iris Manager folder (/dev_hdd0/game/IMANAGER4)
  • Enable BD-Emu options in Iris Manager “Without BDVD Controller” (press START, Tools) to work. With preference, uses “Mount BDVD” option because it moves the game to the root of the device (don't worry, the fake /dev_bdvd device is write protected)
  • Without explore_plugin patched you can not connect / app_home/PS3_GAME with / dev_bdvd and the mode is useles. Working on this





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#133 - fantopoulos - 27w ago
nicee improvemts but mm is best to me

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#132 - PS3 News - 27w ago
Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.92 followed by IrisMAN 2.92-1, 2.92-2, 2.92-3, 2.92-4, 2.92-5 and 2.92-6 Mod revisions from aldostools with the changes outlined below.

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To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.92:

Building on studies of time left me a hollow and since I have a bit fed up with this kind of query.

Further improvements in the GUI:

  • Added GUI Configurator in "Change Current GUI"
  • Added news GRID modes to display games from 3x2 to 6x5 ( from 8 games to 30)
  • Added the possibility to load background pictures

Change Current GUI

GUI Type:

  • Original Grid: grid without covers
  • Coverflow: with covers
  • Grid With Covers
  • Cover Slide:with covers
  • Coverflow FX: with FX effects, with covers
  • Grid FX: with FX effects, with covers

Change Color: Change the background color or increase/decrease the bright in background pictures.

Background Picture: Change the background picture betwen NOTE and PICT0.JPG to PICTn.JPG

Pictures path: /dev_hdd0/IMANAGER4/pictures:

PIC0.JPG
PIC1.JPG
......
PIC12.JPG
...

Pictures must be 2048 x 1200 maximum. Some images from an old version of Multiman I had here, for nostalgics: [Register or Login to view links]

Grid: Only for grids modes

  • 3x2, 3x3, 4x2, 4x3, 4x4, 5x3, 5x4, 5x5, 6x4, 6x5 games per screen

Polygons: Only for "FX" modes

  • Type 1, Type 2 (3 - 6 sides)

Background Twinkle: Only for "FX" modes

  • Yes/No to enable it

Cover Blink: in game selection

  • Yes/No to enable the effect

NOTE: you can see some GUI changes in this configuration screen immediately.

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-1:

  • Added the features from official Iris Manager 2.92:
  • Now there are 12 GUI modes
  • Support for background picture
  • Animated background, etc
  • Use SELECT + TRIANGLE on the Options menu (TRIANGLE) to use the PIC1.PNG of the current game as background
  • Also fixed few bugs

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-2:

  • Now there are 15 GUI modes
  • Updated background colors
  • Added option for random background picture (among the first 15 pictures)

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-3:

  • Added display of game version (APP_VER) to Game Options menu (Triangle)
  • Patch_error_09 function now should work on 4.53 and 4.55
  • Updated language files (included portuguese translation by Sipp)

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-4:

  • Added Greek language (thanks to baxalo)
  • Use Left/Right arrows to select language in Tools menu
  • Added customizable paths for Covers, Updates and Background pictures through settings.ini
  • Fixed an issue refreshing game list

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-5:

  • Solved issue that caused an exit to XMB the first time IRISMAN is launched on a non-Cobra CFW (4.46/4.53/4.55)
  • Limited a paranoic check of favorite lists to favorite_mode

IrisMAN Changelog: 2.92-6:

  • Fixed a freeze of IRISMAN opening the Game Options on ISO games

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#131 - ALCAMJI - 28w ago
Is good to see how the PS3 Scene evolves...

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#130 - PS3 News - 28w ago
Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.90 followed by v2.90B alongside an IrisMAN 2.90-1 and 2.90-2 Mod revision from aldostools with the changes outlined below.

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To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.90:

  • Added support CFW 4.55 (tested on Habib v1.0) + 'Mamba'

I have tried several things and seems to work well, although it has been a little mess with both offset changed site (It has been a good marathon, carrying the payload between Iris and Mamba)

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Please remember to publicize the changes and / or additions you make, so that everyone can work from that base.

PS: From now on I am again semi-retired Tomorrow I start studying and we'll see how long I can spend on other things ... I will try to follow the thread, but ...

IMPORTANT: After installing the PKG, restart the PS3, if Iris Manager was loaded before.

What's New in version 2.90B:

  • Fixes a small bug in CFW 4.55 to win in disk access permissions.

Changelog 2.90-1:

  • Added the changes from official Iris Manager 2.90: Now IRISMAN should support 4.55 CEX and Mamba.
  • Added option to hide the Showtime / Internet Browser icons (Press Start, select Change GUI Mode and press L1 or R1)
  • Internal changes to the source code: Added variable names to flags.
  • Updated offsets to spoof IDPS on 4.55

Changelog 2.90-2:

  • Changed PKG download folder from /dev_hdd0/game/IRISMAN00/PKG to /dev_hdd0/packages (Update packages now can be installed with Rebug’s Package Manager or XMBM+)
  • The option to hide Showtime / Internet Browser icons is now persistent.
  • Added option to navigate pictures in full screen mode in the File Manager.

Changelog 2.90-3:

  • Added the changes from official Iris Manager 2.90B related to a bug in the CFW 4.55 payload to get permissions to disk access.

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#129 - aldostools - 28w ago
Iris Manager always loads the fan control payload when the manager is started and the payload stays running until the next restart.

In IRISMAN, 'disabled' means that the manager will not load the fan control payload. The system will continue using the current fan control method (e.g. SYSCON or webMAN's dynamic fan control it is enabled).

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