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124w ago - Today PlayStation 3 developers mysis and eussNL on the Wiki have posted a method to get the PlayStation 2 (PS2) Software Emulator working on 3.55 CFW without a DRM-infected Cobra USB dongle for all PS3 Fat and Slim consoles.

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To quote: Getting PlayStation 2 Software Emulator working

Method (on Firmware 3.55, without! Cobra-USB Dongle or Downgrade) for all consoles (fat & slim).

1. Replace following files on your consoles /dev_flash/ with the ones included in this archive p3dwik-ps2compatfiles.rar
2. Get into Factory Service Mode (FSM Tool/Dongle)
3. Insert your Original PS2 Game Disc
4. It will run.

Note: Backups won't work. You're getting the compatibility of the 2.60 software emulator with all of its bugs.

A possible compatibility lists:

  • tortuga-cove.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=57&t=530
  • ps3devwiki.com/wiki/Talk:Emulation#PS2.2FPStwo

PS2 Compat. flag

All consoles have hardware information. In GameOS you can call Lv2 Syscall 393 (0x189) sys_sm_get_model to get your consoles information. In Lv1/Hypervisor its in the repository nodes sc 0x5B lv1_get_repository_node with Parameters "sys","hw","config" usually noded as "sys.hw.config#0" or something.

Result examples:

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In binary formation:

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XMB checks this flag and if == 0, it will give following message: "This model of the PS3 system is not compatible with PlayStation 2 format software."

Those interested in running PS2 games on their PS3 console may also wish to check out the previous Open PS2 Loader v0.8 for PS3, PS3 USBLD Loader Source Code and USBAdvn Patcher and PS2 HDD Support & Discless ELF Launching from PS3 XMB articles as well.

Finally, in released news IngPereira has made available a [Register or Login to view links] and below is also a [Register or Login to view links] video and release details by SONIC_BH for those interested, as follows:

Hi I just make a debug app that use some syscalls to do a reset into PS2 Lpar like boot_ps2 does, it should work on dex 4.11 or 4.20 but in these fw there is ps2 netemu instead of softemu so i need someone with an original disc of playstation 2 inserted on bd-drive and launch this test app and see what happens.

I am on 4.11 DEX but i don't have any original disc from PS2... This is basically the same thing that boot_ps2 does on 3.55 but there is a new emu file on dex 4.11 or 4.20 introduced on 3.70 with the use of PS2 Classics on PSN... This is not brick-risk, thanks to anyone who help me with this. Greetings...





1st - Download the file
2nd - Copy the file PS2 Evo v1.0.pkg to the root of a USB drive formated in FAT32
3rd - Install the .pkg from *Install Package Files*
4th - Insert a original PS2 disk on the BD
5th - Run the app and enjoy






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#662 - fjorger - 49w ago
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Hi everyone, Just one quick question:

Where can I find the installation option 4.53 certs? I can't seem to find it, is it integrated on another package?

Finally anyone else having problems with PSP games (example: Locoroco 1 and 2 and all others I tried) and not being able to save any game progress? Each time I press save it goes to another screen and then instantly back to the saving option.

Nonetheless if we press the option to clear some data, we able to see all PS3 (strange no?) saves and we are able to erase them to clear data. But the end result is always the same...

I'm using Rogero 4.46 + Cobra 7.0.

Thanks in advance,
Regards,

FJorgeR.

#661 - The7echos - 50w ago
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Hello everyone, I'm hoping someone can help me. Ive looked everywhere and couldn't find a fix for an Error 80010009 after trying to run FIFA 14 and NFS Rivals on my PS3.

I'm on OFW 4.53 with Cobra ODE running Multiman 4.50.01. I've read that Multiman fixes this error automatically but i can't seam to get passed it. It doesn't even try to download game updates it just tries to load the game and quickly exits and gives me this error. Please help

BTW, I've tried running the games on PS3ita manager and CobraManager with no luck. I'm able to run Battlefield 4, Little big planet 2, and other games with ease...

#660 - windrider42 - 51w ago
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Hello robin

And once you click on the Folder Icon, you should see Multiman.. Yes or NO?

#659 - donceyrobin - 51w ago
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hi, my multiman icon is moved to folder icon. why?

#658 - PS3 News - 52w ago
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Below is multiMAN ver 04.53.04 BASE CEX (20131224) by deank and Cobra CFW Tools v1.27 by bitsbubba with details as follows:

Download: [Register or Login to view links] (43.83 MB) / [Register or Login to view links] (123.05 MB)

A lot of changes and additions to the last 04.53.03 so I decided it is better to have it with different version.

multiMAN 04.53.04:

  • Names of local PS3 games in ISO format are properly displayed (from PARAM.SFO)
  • Names of network and NTFS PS3 games in ISO format are properly displayed (from PARAM.SFO) after you load them at least once
  • PS3 ISO games from NTFS drives will now show background and cover (if loaded at least once)
  • Added support for checking for game updates for network and NTFS PS3 games in ISO format
  • Last loaded game/video (no network/ntfs) will be passed to webMAN for auto-load at next system start (making lastGAME almost obsolete)
  • While scanning for content, mmCM will prepare data for webMAN, too (NTFS info, images and param.sfo)
  • Upon launch, mM/mmCM will rescan your games and will cache images and other files
  • Small change to make mM "title_id" independent (in case you change it from the default BLES80608)
  • Downloading mM/mmCM updates is now "title"/"name" independent
  • In mmCM mode in HOME column you now have "Scan connected NTFS USB drives" option. In case you didn't connect the drive before launching mmCM you can use this option to refresh content from NTFS drives.

The update is available online as always within mM and in the WEB column.

If you wish to FORCE mM/mmCM to download the update just start mM/mmCM while holding L2+R2 and it will enter debug mode (reporting 04.53.DD for mM and 04.53.CD for mmCM). Then you can update from the HOME column.

Cobra CFW Tools v1.27

Download: [Register or Login to view links] (16.81 MB) / [Register or Login to view links] (Mirror)

What is "Cobra CFW Tools"?

With this app you can install "webMAN XMB" based on XMBM+ (aldostools' webMAN links) and concept from multiMAN XMB Integrated) with ★Install Package Files, REBUG's ★Package Manager or XMBM+ support, 4.53 certs (for ?safer? PSN), Ingame ScreenShots and custom coldboots by atreyu187 that I helped design. It's been tested on both Rogero (Cobra 7- Unofficial) and HABIB Cobra edition (any version). Choose what suits you
Cobra CFW Tools v1.27:

OK, new update (yes it's been awhile, sorry holiday busy )

Changelog v1.27:

  • As always latest webMAN (webftp_server.sprx) thanks deank
  • Compatiblity 4.46/4.53 Cobra CFWs
  • Added categories/icons to webMAN XMB+ (renamed for new functions) [still more to add ]
  • Remote play patch 4.46/4.53
  • Cinavia patch 4.46 (also smhabib BD patch)
  • Update/Disable webMAN
  • PlaystationHome~IconSwap separate install (with in webMAN XMB+ options)
  • PSP Launcher/Remasters custom Icons
  • Changed app icon & webMAN XMB+ icon (to differ of mM)
  • More to come

Note: please uninstall older version before installing v1.27

Cobra CFW Tools v1.27C

Ok quick update: Added:

  • webMAN's latest sprx (thanks deank)
  • link to quit webMAN (in webMAN XMB+)
  • option to install/uninstall custom icons to normal webMAN
  • newest XMBM+ (Mod) by aldostools

Note: as always uninstall old before new.

Cobra CFW Tools v1.27D

Download: [Register or Login to view links]

Small update:

  • added mmTOOLS links

Cobra CFW Tools v1.27E

Download: [Register or Login to view links]

New update:

  • brought back InGame ScreenShots option to menu
  • new Screenshot Patches to Rogero 1.00 Mixed with Cobra (instead of pre-patched 1.01 I was using)
  • HABIB-Cobra 1.XX (original using habib's pre-patched 1.03A file)

Note: please delete older version before updating to this

 

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