It does not try to load the syscall every time you start Gaia Manager, but only the first time. that should be fix some crashes when reopening Gaia Manager.
It's reported that if the PS3 crashes sometimes you will need to do an hard power off / power on (detaching cable and reattaching).
V2.00 (3.55 CFW only) Features:
Built for CFW 3.55 (with peek & poke support), integrate lv2 patching support (so, no need to use lv2.pkg). You need to remove old Gaia Manager from XMB before installing it
Finally, a video of Gaia Manager in action on PS3 Custom Firmware v3.55 is posted below!
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Yes, you can bring it via FTP or external HDD on your PS3 and you can play every game that required Firmware 3.55 or below can be played without any problem. You can check the required Firmware version at damox.net/ps3gamesdb.php?type=PS3®ion=ALL in the PS3_SYSTEM_VERSION column.
You can check the release notes from a game which you are interested in here (http://www.ps3news.com/subdomain.php?pagename=nfo) or look at the PARAM.SFO with an HEX-editor - when you downloaded and extract the game, to see which Firmware the EBOOT.BIN needs.