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PlayStation File System Libraries - NTFS Support Finally on PS3!


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182w ago - Today an anonymous user has released PlayStation File System Libraries on PS3-Hacks (linked above) allowing NTFS support finally on PS3 for homebrew applications.

Download: PlayStation File System Libraries v0.1.0

To quote: "I'm out of town leaving me PS3-less, so I'm unable to test this... This being a library, PlayStation File System Libraries - libpfsm, that you can use when building your homebrew projects, i.e.) Gaia Manager.

And the Gaia Manager source is included and comes pre-modified as an example adding NTFS (libpfsm) support. You just need to build it now and I'm sure someone'll do that real soon.

What does PlayStation File System Libraries feature?

  • Support for multiple simultaneously connected devices.
  • Hot swapping of devices.
  • Support for multiple partitions (with different FS).
  • NTFS support
    o Alternate data streams
    o Sparse files
    o File compression
    o B+ trees directory
  • FAT support
    o FAT12, FAT16, FAT32
    o Long file names (VFAT)

Writing to NTFS formatted volumes is not supported and not planned. Check the README for everything else.

Thanks to... I'll never tell. The author wishes to remain anonymous. Cheers!"

I have not tested but there is a GAIA MANAGER in the archive and i'm not sure if it has this lib implement to work with NTFS as of yet??...




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Realee's Avatar
#27 - Realee - 182w ago
Microsoft's Convert to NTFS tool works perfectly - don't know where you're sourcing your information from but i've used the convert tools several times with success.

GTluver's Avatar
#26 - GTluver - 182w ago
You just convert the HDD to NTFS not format to NTFS..
Any conversion needs "formation" or your files won't work and/or get corrupted... so yeah... I'd say get a 2nd 2TB hdd and transfer them (don't format it... leave it as NTFS)

daveshooter's Avatar
#25 - daveshooter - 182w ago
how come I don't see 100 comments by now?... lol
Maybe because he said he never tested it, and some see it as a get out of jail card if it bricks someones PS3 or they have to reformat. With him reminding you , him saying he never tested it.

Its not something I need, nor do I trust due to what anyone will do to get access to wide open hacked PS3's thats on your home or works network enjoying your files like one of the family. That's my reasons.

alwayshungry's Avatar
#24 - alwayshungry - 182w ago
now where will I put my 2tb games to format and copy again hehehehe.
You just convert the HDD to NTFS not format to NTFS..

FMAranda's Avatar
#23 - FMAranda - 182w ago
This is an awesome news!!!

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