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PS3 NOR Dump Auto-Patcher v0.01 by Rogero is Released


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107w ago - This weekend PlayStation 3 developer Rogero has released PS3 NOR Dump Auto-Patcher version 0.01 for those without a NAND-based flash PlayStation 3 console.

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To quote: PS3 Nor Dump Auto-Patcher v0.01 by Rogero

11/Aug/2012

  • Compatible with both E3 and ProgSkeet Nor dumps.
  • Checking your PS3 Nor Dump if it is Byte-Reversed or No.
  • Applying the correct downgrade patches depending on the Dump type detected.
  • Eliminating the need to byte-swap the dump in order to apply the patches.
  • Making the patching easier rather then using several programs to do it.

N.B: Always make several Nor Dumps and Validate your dump properly before proceeding to patch it and Flash it back. This link has all the info needed to validate the Dump: ps3devwiki.com/wiki/Validating_flash_dumps. A PS3 without a valid Nor/Nand Dump is non-recoverable.

In related news anaria has released a PS3 NORDumpTool.exe and NORValidator v0.9.5 with details below:

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Hi Guys, I’m no dev nor a PS3 expert, but I’d like to try some stuff in there... So I’ve wrote few lines of code in order to help me, and who else want, to validated and analyse a PS3 NOR dump. I've read what I could in order to gather as much as possible information to help me in writing my lines.

I'd come to it shortly, but first I’d like to thanks all of you who participate to this scene, I’m not good at naming people and I’m worry to forget some. Now my code may not look beautiful and may definitely be improved/enhanced, but as of today it seems useful to me and I hope it can be for others, so please enjoy it as much as you want.

I have no pretension for it but I’d like from anyone who enjoy it, to keep it as an opensource project, if this code or any part of it is used for another application I ask you to make it public as well, if you like this code and write some changes please share it with everyone. I’d also appreciate if anyone want to propose some code and English correction.

As for the "--help" I've been lazy in including this I instead check if no arguments are given which lead to this:

NOR Dump Tool

Open source project aimed to help to validate PS3 NOR dumps. At the moment (January 2013) the code is probably able to give you a validation status of roughly 90%!? It's anyway better to do additional checking by your own, unless the code of this tool is fully validated by experts!!!

Use H or A for Hexa or ASCII. By default -P -G -C and -F will be applied if no option is given.

From iT0ny (twitter.com/a_titkov) comes a [Register or Login to view links] (110 Kb - [Register or Login to view links]) for those interested.

From jamesst20: I will also provide you something to byte reverse the dump. There you go: pastebin.com/QfKc12s3 (I'm not the author, I don't do C but C++). It's poorly written but works.

Cleaned a bit the code and made it easier to use. Works with C/C++ by now: pastebin.com/y20HuRAZ but still dirty.

Rewrote it entirely, didn't like the old dirty way. I don't think it's gonna work in C but yeah should be pretty easy to port it for you: pastebin.com/6mjZBSWJ

Finally, from deaphroat: I don't want became famous, just learn and sharing. And now i adapted your code for Nand. And my own, check if the dump is reversed... And for the percentage, in first i have my function but yours is more faster... i filled up a array of int with every byte, and make 256 count on it... It's not good with a nand 256 Mb. So i take yours... Thank again.

I have begin 3, 4 month ago... I have just use the anaria code for 2 new test... It's in C++/ Qt, compatible with Mac and Linux and I give source code (via ps3.gx-mod.com/images/news/softwares/nandTool/SourcePs3DumpValidating.rar) for respect the Qt License.






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#14 - sorooshjavadnia - 73w ago
hi i'm sorry if i'm not good in en lang .., ok every time i try too un ban man console i failed but infact i have a pse fully broken (hardware) and i have the console id and psid. how can i exchange them to ps3 because every time i try for am moment everything is good but as soon as i turn off the system or restart it turn back to default !!!

the original default last time i use the psid patcher wel this can help me pou ro i must use something else

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#13 - ppr2012 - 73w ago
can it validate my nor dumps 100%...

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#12 - PS3 News - 73w ago
Following up on his BwE NOR Validator and BwE NOR Patcher, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer BwE has released BwE NOR Validator v1.16 followed by v1.17, v1.18, v1.19, v1.20, v1.21, v1.22, v1.23, v1.24, v1.25, v1.28, v1.30 and v1.31 alongside BwE NOR / NAND Patcher v0.01 followed by v0.02 and v1.01 with details below.

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To quote: BwE NOR Validator v1.16

Application MD5: A9D0B21E8C0452EF00EFC48DA79D974C

Changelog

  • 1.31 - 27/05/2013 : added eid4 + fixed bug in entropy (note: possibly final version, unless adding firmware revisions/new consoles)
  • 1.30 - 21/05/2013 : completely rewritten eid, cisd, ccsd + added more validations to it, upgraded other minor validations. all due to upcoming nand validator (note: possibly final version, unless adding firmware revisions/new consoles)
  • 1.28 - 15/05/2013 : completely rewritten cvtrm validation + added more validations to it, upgraded/perfected entropy (possibly final version, unless adding firmware revisions/new consoles)
  • 1.25 - 13/05/2013 : added entropy check for metldr/bootldr (possibly final version, unless adding firmware revisions/new consoles (From EussNL: Entropy is used for checking encrypted sections, like metldr/asecureloader and bootldr, which because of their encryption will have high entropy. When knowing the entropy of other sections (based on known good dumps), it can be a good prediction of the validity of it without interpreting or decrypting it.)
  • 1.24 - 06/04/2013 : added more information to suit newly discovered ps3 data, improved validation, added a tip for bad md5's, removed version forcing (possibly last release).
  • 1.23 - 29/04/2013 : improved validation, added 4.41 ofw information
  • 1.22 - 16/04/2013 : added 115 more validations + changed statistic range for bootldr + other small boring changes
  • 1.21 - 11/04/2013 : patch3 error fix.
  • 1.20 - 10/04/2013 : added new console data, removed 3.56 patch (replaced with 4.40), added protection against using old validator, changed corruption check (again!), added quick info for console.
  • 1.19 - 09/04/2013 : changed metldr statistic range, minver check (to suit refurbished ps3s), corruption changes
  • 1.18 - 08/04/2013 : upgraded cisd/cell_ext_nor_area/metldr validations to suit unique metldr.2 revision, changed corruption output (again).
  • 1.17 - 08/04/2013 : changed repetition check, changed corruption output, bugfix
  • 1.16 - 02/04/2013 : added rogero's 4.40 patch, changed options, added 25+ md5's, changed stats range and id check

BwE NOR/NAND Patcher 0.01 has the same exciting features as my validator, only - less.

Patches 3.55/3.56/4.40 on NOR or NAND. Validates CoreOS and maybe TRVK. Does that without a loader/chiptunes and all in the console. Faster than other my validator and other patchers.

Found any bugs? Let me know. I just made this for giggles so its bound to have something wrong.

BwE NOR/NAND Patcher 0.02

  • Fixes the E3 flasher style (swapped) dump issue.

BwE NOR/NAND Patcher 1.01

  • Another bugfix update.

Finally, below is a WIP (via pastebin.com/DUivneHz) BwE NAND Validator, as follows:

BwE NAND Validator

This all in one validator/patcher will patch for 3.55 and will output the results of 2799+ validations via HTML.

  • 1.02 - 09/06/2013 : bugfix for patcher (did not fix enough) + added some more MD5's (CFW)
  • 1.01 - 28/05/2013 : bugfix for patcher (mistake from using old nor code)
  • 1.00 - 27/05/2013 : first proper/public release (because I am lazy there will be no loader!)




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#11 - PS3 News - 74w ago
Following up on his PS3 NOR Dump Auto-Patcher v0.01, today PlayStation 3 developer Rogero has released PS3 NOR and NAND Auto Patcher v0.04 with the changes outlined below.

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To quote: PS3 Nor and Nand Auto Patcher v0.04

ChangeLog:

Initial release v0.01

  • Compatible with both E3 and ProgSkeet Nor dumps.
  • Checking your PS3 Nor Dump if it is Byte-Reversed or No.
  • Applying the correct downgrade patches depending on the Dump type detected.
  • Eliminating the need to byte-swap the dump in order to apply the patches.
  • Making the patching easier rather then using several programs to do it.

v0.04 Update

  • Added new Rogero CFW4.40 v1.02 patches.
  • Works for any PS3 model with downgradable metldr revision (not metldr2) including PS3 with Minver 3.56
  • No more FSM is needed for downgrading.
  • Added detection of non-downgradable "metldr" revisions.
  • Added support for Interleaved NAND Dumps (now will patch both Nor and Nand dumps)

How to use:

  • Dump your Flash many times and verify it well before proceeding.
  • Drag and Drop any Nor or Interleaved NAND Dump onto the executable,
  • It will detect the dump type and patch it accordingly with CFW4.40 patches.
  • Flash the patched image back into the PS3 Nor/Nands.
  • Restart the PS3.

If the PS3 was already on OFW4.40 then it must start normally and you can Install Rogero CFW4.40 v1.02 from XMB -> Settings -> System Update.

If the PS3 was on OFW < 4.40 then you will see the "Connect a PS3 controller" screen, and you can continue by installing Rogero CFW4.40 v1.02 simply by following the screen instructions.

Warning: This program does not check for the dump validity, you must provide a good dump previously checked and verified.

It will patch the dump image even if it's not a 100% valid dump, the program only does some minimal checks before patching assuming that the user have provided a valid dump.

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#10 - PS3 News - 77w ago
Following up on the BwE NOR Validator Public HTML Edition, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer BwE has made available a PS3 homebrew application with details below.

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The application is available above, and below is what BwE mentioned about it for those interested.

BwE PS3 NOR Patcher v1.0

  • Checks CoreOS then patches 3.55/3.56 - Also minimum version check.


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