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39w ago - Following up on the previous update, today PlayStation 3 developer aldostools updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.60B-1 followed by some unofficial updates with the changes outlined below.

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To quote: well, as everyone is creating his own fork... I decided to make my own fork.

It is not intended to be a competition entry nor a replacement of any manager. I made this fork just for FUN (and for educational purposes)... Do not expect any new fancy feature... it is basically the same 2.60B (with all the Cobra stuff added by Estwald) with IMHO a better button layout and a couple of cosmetic changes. For respect to the original dev, I didn't use a different name and just added the term "(mod)".

Holding L2 or R2 when the program starts you can go directly to File Manager. Some of the changes are:

File Manager:

  • Select + Start access the File Manager (like multiMAN)
  • L1 / L2 in File Manager scroll by page
  • Left Dir / Right Dir changes to focus to left/right (top/down) panel (formerly L1/R1)
  • Select + O prompt if you want to exit to XMB from File Manager
  • O on the Game List asks if you want to exit to XMB
  • Triangle is menu (like in XMB)

Game List:

  • Select + O on the Game List asks if you want to reboot the PS3
  • Triangle is menu (like in XMB)
  • O is cancel (like in XMB)
  • L2 + Start switches between coverflow/game list

I was going to keep it for personal use, but I think someone could find it useful and use the changes that I made to improve the Manager.

Update: Ok, I changed the ID to IRISMAN00.... For the moment I "changed" the name to "Iris MANager (mod)". Obviously the "MAN" in uppercase is a direct allusion to multiMAN (most of the changes were made to resemble it). If someone can suggest a better name... I can change it....

PS. the version with the new name has now 3 GUI modes: grid 6x4 from PS3ITA, the original grid 4x3 and the recent coverflow.
PS2. Although the file name still says "IMANAGER4", the content ID is "UP0001-IRISMAN00_00-VER260BMOD000003"

Changelog 2.60B-1:

Holding L2 or R2 when the program starts you can go directly to File Manager. Some of the changes are:

Buttons / Function

File Manager

  • Start + Select: Access the File Manager (like multiMAN)
  • L1 L2: In File Manager scroll by page
  • Left / Right: Changes to focus to left/right (top/down) panel (formerly L1/R1)
  • Select + O: Prompt if you want to exit to XMB from File Manager
  • O: On the Game List asks if you want to exit to XMB
  • Triangle: On the Game List asks if you want to exit to XMB is menu (like in XMB)

Game List

  • Select + O: On the Game List asks if you want to reboot the PS3
  • Triangle: Is menu (like in XMB)
  • O: Is cancel (like in XMB)
  • L2 + Start: Switches between coverflow/game list

Changelog 2.60B-2:

  • Added option to disable the integrated fan control utility (it does not try to load the payload)

Changelog 2.60B-3:

This is an unofficial version of Iris Manager 2.60B. This version includes all the nice Cobra features added by Estwald. The changes that I made are mainly related to the user interface (buttons layout are more XMB-like, quick access to File Manager, progress bar when game list is scanned, colors, 3 gui modes, etc.).

It also includes the Payloads for 4.41DEX/4.46DEX/4.50DEX and the grid 6x4 from Rancid-O's PS3ITA Manager. The most notable feature is that unlike the official version, it scans GAMES/GAMEZ/GAMES_DUP/GAMES_BAD on the external drives.

  • Now scans for PS3 games in the following folders: /GAMEZ, /GAMES, /GAMES_DUP, /GAMES_BAD (external drive)
  • The Yes/No dialogs can be cancelled with CIRCLE
  • Added payloads for 4.41DEX, 4.46DEX, 4.50DEX from PS3ITA (all the credits to Rancid-o / Zz_SACRO_zZ)
  • In File Manager, the O now acts like multiMAN's mmOS (show file menu) (exit to Game List with Select + Start -> same as multiMAN)
  • Now there is a progress bar when games are being scanned
  • Quicker access to the File Manager with L2 or R2 when the program starts (now it does not scan the game list)
  • Exit from File Manager does not scan the game list unless there was a copy/delete/move activity (use R3 if you need to refresh the list)
  • Now it also has mode 6x4 from PS3ITA for a total of 3 modes (coverflow, 6x4, 4x3). (I had many freeze issues with the mode 8x6, so I didn't add it)
  • Changed the Tilte ID to "IRISMAN00" to avoid conflict with Iris (official version).

Changelog 2.60B-4:

  • Auto preview images in FM (.png, .jpg)
  • Support to .ISO.0 (uppercase) in FM
  • Custom ftp commands (SITE SHUTDOWN, SITE REBOOT)

Changelog 2.60B-5:

  • Added auto-launch of PSX ISO if found in /USRDIR/ps1_iso/ (now you can create your own bootable PSX isos on non-cobra CFW or replace the self+eboot in PS1toPS3's USRDIR folder to run it on CFW 4.46-4.50).
  • Fixed bug: ISOs were listed 4 times
  • Improved mount last game (holding L1 when the program starts)
  • Improved PSX ISO split list: now can be cancelled, use UP/DOWN to select
  • File Manager is more responsive, EBOOT and ISOs are listed in green
  • Fixed freeze accessing Game Option from grid 4x6.

Changelog 2.60B-6:

  • Added GUI mode 8x6 from PS3ITA (now there are 4 GUI modes)
  • Added memory card configuration launching IRISMAN and holding L1/R1 when a PSX ISO exists in USRDIR/ps1_iso/
  • More bug fixes.

Changelog 2.60B-7:

  • Fixed a bug that caused an exit to XMB while changing the settings in the GUI modes 6x4 and 8x6.
  • Added a progress bar to Fix File Permissions.








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#143 - bigvern1979 - 5d ago
Can you add mount blue ray option back in none of my games work now without it I'm using the new rogero leaked cfw many thanks

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#142 - PS3 News - 6w ago
Following up on his previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developer Aldo Vargas (aka Aldostools) made available IrisMAN PS3 Backup Game Manager v3.09 followed by v3.10, v3.11, v3.12, v3.13, v3.14, 3.15 (with Popcorn Edition), v3.16, v3.17, v3.18, v3.19, v3.20, v3.21, v3.22 and v3.23+ with the changes outlined below.

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To quote: Changelog 3.23+ (Aug 20, 2014)

  • Added a new Global BD Mirror option (thanks to 小悠 for the idea)
  • Moved the 18 internal mamba payloads outside of the RELOAD.SELF. It should free some RAM and now the mamba payloads can be added without having to make a new build.

Changelog 3.22 (Aug 19, 2014)

  • Moved the 3 internal songs outside of the RELOAD.SELF. This saves aprox. 425KB of RAM and avoid the black screen issues reported recently on 4.60.
  • Reduced the size of one PNG to save additional 50KB of RAM.
  • Added support for up to 50 external songs in "mod" format.
  • Added support to list prepNTFS on Homebrew list.

What's New in 3.21 (Aug 18, 2014):

  • Fixed a regression from 3.15 that prevented that PS3 ISO could be mounted.

What's New in 3.20 (Aug 17, 2014):

  • Added mamba support for 3.55 DEX and 4.31 CEX (Ported by Joonie)
  • Supported CFW using mamba are: CEX: 3.55/4.21/4.30/4.31/4.40/4.41/4.46/4.50/4.53/4.55/4.60 and DEX: 3.55/4.21/4.41/4.46/4.50/4.53/4.55
  • IRISMAN can be used *with limited functions* even if the CFW syscalls are disabled (e.g. by PSN Patch or webMAN-MOD). (Games cannot be mounted and some other features may not work properly)
  • Added option to mount PSX ISOs with SELECT+X if the CFW supports Cobra or Mamba. (This option uses Cobra method, instead of the direct launch using the PS1 emu)

What's New in 3.19:

  • Added mamba support to 4.21DEX. Ported by Joonie
  • Removed non-working mamba payloads (3.41/3.55DEX) from EBOOT

What's New in 3.18:

  • Added mamba support for 4.53 DEX (Thanks to Joonie)
  • Updated the translation for Chinese Simplified (thanks to 小悠
  • Fixed an awful bug where the PSX ISO was replaced with the config file when the settings were saved

What's New in 3.17:

  • Added support for 4.53 DEX by Joonie.

IMPORTANT UPDATE:

  • Discless Addons now includes a fixed explore_plugin_460.sprx by Orion90
  • Added a smaller Discless Addon package for 4.60 CEX only. (If you already downloaded the Addons Pack install this PKG to fix the corrupted explore_plugin_460.sprx)

What's New in 3.16:

  • Fix to prevent freeze accessing Game Options on PS3 ISOs on non-NTFS devices
  • Disabled a patch in the payload 4.60 that was causing a black screen on 4.60 Habib

What's New in 3.15 (Popcorn Edition):

  • Small update to version 3.15 - Popcorn Edition
  • New icon.
  • The "Scanning games" message is now displayed everytime the game list is refreshed.
  • Fixed a couple of minor regressions.
  • The menus options are now more transparent.
  • Changed the label "Mount BDVD" to "BD Mirror" (to standardize the terms)
  • Updated SHOWTIME.SELF from 4.5.328 to 4.7.95 (mod by deank)

What's New in 3.15:

  • Faster list of games and movies stored on ntfs devices (almost instant vs. +10 seconds in earlier versions)
  • Better support for direct play of movies stored on ntfs/ext (now all audio/video can be played directly, instead of only *mount* MKV or ISO as dev_bdvd)
  • New filter by name (e.g list only all games or movies that start with 'M')
  • Create ISO from File Manager
  • Faster creation of ISOs (removed some unnecessary code)
  • Added new ftp SITE COPY/PASTE to the FTP Server protocol
  • Improved Hex Editor (e.g. select bytes to copy with [ ])
  • And other things that I may have forgotten

BONUS TIP: While testing the movies on NTFS I noticed that some movies played fine while for others Showtime returned an error about invalid content. It was a weird error due, while a movie stored in a folder played fine from IRISMAN, another copy *of the same movie* returned the error. So definitively it was not an encoding bug.

The solution that I found is: make a COPY the "corrupted" movie to another folder with the File Manager and the new copy will start playing fine Then you can delete the one with problems. I hope this tip help some users that prefer watch movies

What's New in 3.14:

  • Fix in File Manager for the "0.00 MB free" space left reported after copy.
  • Fixed incorrect status returned in read_from_registry function.

What's New in 3.13:

  • Updated code with mamba 1.35 released by Joonie (This release adds mamba support for 4.41DEX and fixes some wrong symbols on 4.46DEX)
  • Updated UMOUNT_SYSCAL_OFFSET in payload_460.c with fixed offset found by zar
  • Fixed issue displaying the free space on multiple devices in the File Manager
  • Added option to jump to root pressing SELECT+/\ if the cursor is over

What's New in 3.12:

  • Added display of free disk space for all devices on File Manager.
  • Fixed issue creating LV1 / LV2 in File Manager: Dumps will be created on the selected device.
  • Fixed issue that limited some functions on File Manager by Parental Control.
  • Added French & Spanish translation to some labels on Global menu. (Thanks to littlebalup)

What's New in 3.11:

  • Merged mamba with updates by Joonie for 4.46DEX (Rebug).
  • Added fix ATTRIBUTE for games with PS3_EXTRA.
  • Fixed bug in prxloader.self

What's New in 3.10:

  • Fixed a regression from 3.09 in the BD Emu functions (aka BD Mirror).

What's New in 3.09:

  • Added mamba support for 4.21 CEX, 4.40 CEX, 4.41 CEX. Thanks to Joonie.
  • Added Habib’s fixes for errors 80010017 and 8001002b when running ISO with updates with disc inside.
  • Added the patches for errors 8001003C, 8001003D, 8001003E from webMAN (by DeanK).
  • Fixed an issue listing NTFS games only and listing NTFS devices on FTP.

In related PlayStation 3 homebrew news aldostools also released PS3 Get CFW Symbols 1.4 with the changes detailed below.

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About: This new tool is for DEVELOPERS only!! It helps to find the memory offsets of the CFW functions (aka symbols). Although the tool cannot find all the symbols, it's able to find up to 80% of them, leaving more time to the developer to focus on other more productive tasks.

This tool helped me and Joonie to port the mamba payload to 3.55, 4.21, 4.30, 4.31, 4.40, 4.41, 4.50. This means that now you can play ISOs on these versions of CFW using IRISMAN and even on other Iris forks.

Changelog:

Version 1.4:

  • Now can find the RTOC offsets thanks to a new method provided to me by Joonie. THANKS to him!!!

Version 1.3:

  • Added a new interactive mode to search an entered symbol and display the found symbol and values in hex viewer format.

Finally, PlayStation 3 developer aldostools made available some updates to WebMAN below, as follows:

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The webMAN in Both packages include the Habib’s fixes that solve the errors 80010017 and 8001002b when running ISO with updates with disc inside.

They can be loaded on 4.60 using PRX Loader 1.05 (unofficial) or the upcoming 4.60 Habib Cobra. They work also on the existing Cobra and non-Cobra CFW previously supported.

Credits to DeanK who helped me to figure some syscall addresses (he's also the original creator of this masterpiece). Matsumot0 who helped me to fix some bugs that I had in his awesome mod. Joonie, EvilNat & Habib for the symbols for 4.60. Also Orion90 & checcolin for the tests and reports.

The WebMAN 1.29.5U4 now fixes the SELECT+R3 not working and I also changed the combo to disable CTRLFAN from R2+L3+Triangle to R2+L3+SELECT (to prevent a conflict with PSNPatch that also uses R2+L3+Triangle for Safe mode).

If you have webMAN already running:

1. Download this file: deanbg.com/category_game.zip
2. Extract the category_game.xml included in the zip to a folder on the PC
3. Go to the setup page of webMAN on the browser e.g.: [Register or Login to view links]
4. Put a check mark on: Enable /dev_blind (writable /dev_flash) on startup and save the options.
5. Restart the PS3 (Only needed if the option was unchecked!!)
6. Open an FTP Client and access your ps3 at [Register or Login to view links]
7. Browse to /dev_blind/vsh/resource/explore/xmb
8. Upload and replace the category_game.xml with the one extracted on step 2.
9. Reboot. Enjoy!

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#141 - kalberto - 6w ago
when it is not using Discless, and want to use bd drive with disc, it'll error on 4.60 or not ?

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#140 - PS3 News - 6w ago
Following up on his previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developer Aldo Vargas (aka Aldostools) made available IrisMAN v3.08 PS3 Backup Game Manager which adds the Mamba Payload for 3.55, 4.30, 4.50 and 4.60 CFW alongside 4.60 Mamba support for Iris Manager v2.93 (Unofficial) and 4.60 Protections Patched from Habib with details below.

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To quote: What’s new in IrisMAN v3.08?

Changelog 3.08: (Jul 7/2014)

  • Added mamba support for 4.50 & 4.60 by Joonie (Thanks to Habib, EvilNat, Orion90 for their contributions).
  • Added mamba support for 3.55 & 4.30 by aldostools.
  • Added detection of buttons layout and auto-swap buttons if it’s an asian console (O=Enter). The swap can be forced adding “SwapButtons = 1″ to the settings.ini

Note: To prevent errors on 4.60, remove any disc from the BD drive when using Discless/Mamba!

Also from aldostools comes an update to Retro XMB Creator 1.6.5 with the changes below, as follows:

Changelog for v1.6.5:

  • Now pressing [F1] will open the ICON1.PAM and Manuals Repository created by Redemp on [Register or Login to view links] for Retro XMB Creator. or alternately you can access in [Preview] mode by right-clicking as seen in the screenshot below.

Iris Manager v2.93 (Unofficial) with 4.60 Mamba Support

Following up on his previous release in related PS3 homebrew news today, from Habib (aka smhabib) comes Iris Manager v2.93 (Unofficial) with 4.60 Mamba Support who states:

Hey Everyone! Sorry for the delay of this release. I was so stupid that I didn't checked that iso works without disc in PS3, if i was smart enough to check it without disc 2 days before, you would have seen this release.

How to Run ISOs:

1. Change to discless payload
2. Remove disc
3. Choose iso and play

Iris Manager (Unofficial) with 4.60 Protections Patched

Finally, from Habib (aka smhabib): Sample which does the patching necessary for 4.60 cfw.

Changelog (since my last unofficial version):

1. removed splash screen of iris
2. fvcked sonys new drm mechanism (80010017 when running iso with disc inside and 8001002b when running iso with updates with disc inside)

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#139 - PS3 News - 7w ago
Following up on his previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developer Aldo Vargas (aka Aldostools) made available IrisMAN v3.06 PS3 Backup Game Manager which fixes regression launching retro games followed by v3.07 with more changes as outlined below.

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To quote: What’s new in IrisMAN v3.06?

Changelog 3.06: (Jul 1/2014)

  • Fixed regression launching retro games (broken in 3.04-3.05)
  • Added scan of roms in alternate path (multiMAN default path for roms)
  • Addressed a flickering issue in the game list.

Updates (Jul 1/2014)

  • Discless Addons now includes a fixed explore_plugin_460.sprx by Orion90
  • Added a smaller Discless Addon package for 4.60 CEX only. (If you already downloaded the Addons Pack install this PKG to fix the corrupted explore_plugin_460.sprx)

What’s new in IrisMAN v3.07?

Changelog 3.07: (Jul 2/2014)

  • PS3 ISOs display ICON0 again when covers are disabled.
  • Re-added the "Event ID" option on non-Cobra CFW in Global Menu (press SELECT on Tools)

Note: If you use WebMAN on Cobra CFW, unmount any mounted game before launch IrisMAN.

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