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Iris Manager v2.41 PS3 Backup Game Manager Updated By Estwald


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76w ago - Following up on their previous update, PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.41 with the changes below.

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Iris Manager v2.41 Changelog, roughly translated: New: Version 2.41

1) Italian language update (thanks to AlexanderPs3Mod)

2) Added Simplified and Traditional Chinese languages support ​​(thanks Liqianyu)

3) Added syscall 879 emulation (Bd Media ID) for DiscLess Payload

4) Improved discless mode in 3.55, 4.21 and 4.30 CEX CFW. With a USB device, it mounts on exit; without USB device, use the "PS" in Iris Manager to display the disc. If your CFW requires mounting a USB device for disc-less, remember that pressing START (Global Options) and then SELECT display and record the generated Event ID.

5) Added fixed DEX and CFW 4.41 payloads, corresponding to patches from PS3 ITA Fan Control Manager (thanks to Zz_SACRO_zZ , Rancid- o for contributing and greetings to the rest of the PS3ITA Team for initiating a project based in Iris Manager)

6) Also added the method to fix Error 0x80010009 in CFWs sharing the same keys (from 4.21 to 4.41) when a executable is greater than that of CFW. In this case, I made a custom implementation code from ITA PS3 Team:

  • The games and updates are patched to use "Check Files" option (Test Game) that in my opinion, is the right choice for this
  • Instead of using fixed offsets to read the version, its taken from the SELF / SPRX header offset to prevent a possible change in position of the data (which would leave the executable unusable) and simplify the routine, which will serve to all executables.
  • Instead of patching to version 3.41 which can lead to confusion and perhaps create problems in the future, we patching the same version of the detected CFW. This way, it always informs a compatible version with the same keys.
  • It manages all file errors that may occur.

7) Using Sandungas suggestion, it uses / dev_hdd0/GAMES/covers and / dev_hdd0/GAMEZ/covers as potential places to find cover art to avoid duplication of data between Iris and Multiman. Iris will not look for covers on external drives because the process will be slow and complicated and we can all easily copy (using the File Manager) content to the internal disk.

Media ID on BD

In anticipation of a possible check BD Media ID (Export 0xEF666B52 in liblv2 and syscall 879) has been carried out for inclusion in the payload Disc emulate Less.

To get it you need to be in "With BDVD Controller" (With BDVD Controller) and insert the disk after running Iris Manager. Failure to do so, the syscall return Error 0x80010005 and it will not be possible to obtain the ID. Press SELECT on the disc icon, we see in the options "BD ID: XX XX ..." in blue because it is a Bluray disc and yellow when it comes to a game on the hard drive to recover the information.

My original disk MGS4 seems to not have BD Media ID and returns all data to 0 and error 0x80010006: This will be the default mode of operation of the emulation, then possibly some old games lack it.

When you insert a disc, you create a file in / dev_hdd0/game/IMANAGER4/config containing the ID and extension. Did. For example, for Kill 00081.did BCES-Zone 2, which is used as temporary store ID.

Later when launching the game dede hard disk (internal or external), or entering their options with SELECT, Disc-Less mode that ID is taken and stored in the file BDMEDIA_ID in your root directory (for example, in my If, on / dev_hdd0/GAMES/Killzone2/BDMEDIA_ID) and stored by the syscall function 7 in the payload 40 to be used from the syscall 879.

In short: if the BD Media ID is 16 bytes to 0, it will return the ID and error 0x80010006. If by syscall 40 keep an ID function 7 average, returned the ID without error.

Thus, if a game is to check if it is running from the original disk using that facility, will give you the correct ID and avoid problems.




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#86 - drphuz - 57w ago
What are the minor bugs fixed since 2.67u? And does it add any more REX compatibility? I switched to PS3ITA Manager1.40 for 4.46 lite compatibility.

StanSmith's Avatar
#85 - StanSmith - 58w ago
I waited for months for a better GUI to have more games on screen at once and they never delivered. PS3ITA Manager did so I went there. It looks and acts the same as this but it has a better GUI, exactly like I was asking for. And its got a few more really good features.

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#84 - PS3 News - 58w ago
Following up on the his previous revision, today Italian PlayStation 3 developer Alexander has updated Iris Manager to Iris Manager 2.68U (Unofficial OpenModding) PS3Mod followed by a final version that supports PS3 Firmware 4.50 with the changes below.

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To quote, roughly translated: Version 2.68u in beta testing for all of our users on the forum. Although being in beta, the version in question works very well, so do not be afraid to get crash or otherwise. We decided to put in downloads this "beta" version, because we still have much work to do and time is very short. For now, enjoy this slice of homebrew.

Sincere Thanks to the PS3 scene Spanish, having read so many positive reviews both on our Homebrew on Ferrox. Thank you again! The homebrew obviously is in testing (beta), shown here in the thread the various problems related to improper startup and or any other kind of problem.

Iris Manager Unofficial v2.68u Changelog:

  • Arabic language has been added (Thanks to Haider Kiara)
  • Persian language has been removed (Due to poor translation, it was unnecessary to include it. Will be added back later if some users kindly got the result)
  • Automatic recognition of language (beta)
  • PAYLOAD mode DISCLESS pre-activated (Fake BD) for CFW's 3.55 / 4.30 / 4.46
  • New background color: Deep Ruby, Color Ocean, Razzmic Berry and Rich Electric Blue
  • Fixed minor bugs for better stability

Iris Manager 2.68u Unofficial (Final Version):

  • Added Arabic Language (Thanks to Haider Kiara)
  • Added Polish Language (Thanks to Roman5566)
  • Automatic recognition of the language
  • Archive Manager (Italian translation) Included in the "Version 2.68ui"
  • ControlFan Utility (Italian translation) Included in the "Version 2.68ui"
  • Removed the Persian language (Due to poor translation, it was unnecessary to include it. Will be readjusted later if some users kindly got the result.)
  • Mode DISCLESS PAYLOAD pre-activated also on Custom Firmware 4.50! (Fake BD) for CFW's 430/446/450
  • New Colors System (Background Style) (Deep Ruby) (Color Ocean) (Razzmic Berry) (Rich Electric Blue)
  • Payload 4.50 (Thanks to REIZA72 for the DUMP LV1/2, IDA PRO & Kakarotoks for lv2_dump_analyser)
  • Fixed minor bugs for better stability
  • Compatible with Habib/FERROX 4.50

FAQ:

Q: I can not start some games, giving me a black screen, why?
A: Iris Unofficial Manager has integrated the modalia DISC-LESS ON CFW 430/446/450. Enable it and solve the start of all games.

Q: The source code will be released when?
A: The source code will be released with version 2.70u onwards.

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#83 - exbaks - 64w ago
great work on this thanks!!!

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#82 - Convoy8X - 64w ago
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