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Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.30 Update Now Available


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103w ago - Following up on the previous Sony PS3 Debug / Test leak, today the PlayStation 3 DEX Firmware 4.30 PUP has surfaced with details below.

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Warning: According to PlayStation 3 developer soniciso as posted HERE, PS3 CEX to DEX converted units will brick when the OFW 4.30 DEX update is installed so be cautious!

PUP Hashes

MD5: 2B8F823526634F1D04A7F61261EEE850
SHA1: DD96D7D4DA85F0AAB41F7B82D348572B889A39C1
CRC32: BDCAD908
CRC16: 04A1
HMAC_SHA1: 0xF1CA59DB50C7D9B86175B95EBBF1A39D0F1AB3AE

About 4.30 DEX

4.30 DEX: Do *NOT* install this on a converted machine, it will result in a brick. There is a check on eid0(!) in lv1ldr, that will trigger a panic (fun fact: it's impossible to generate the checked data yourself, so no cex2dex without ugly patches anymore).

PUP Information

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As always, keep in mind these PUP updates will currently NOT install on a retail PS3, and so they are intended for examination and comparison purposes only.

We have 100% confirmed that running this updater on a retail PS3 will not damage it, however, it will give the following error before the installation completes: The data type is not supported. (8002F029)




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#578 - PR0r - 110w ago
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You should be OK if you've got your original CEX dumps/files. If you brick converting back it won't be permanent and you can fully convert back. Do you have any USB device that you can get a psgroove payload on?

#577 - wasdw246 - 110w ago
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I've got a converted Dex PS3 Slim console (initial firmware 3.20 120gb) Now on 4.21 OFW DEX. I'm trying to revert the PS3 back to CEX after all the scene progress of DEX has stopped as everything is again about CEX now.

I've tried to follow all the guides on the internet and they all make reference to having QA Flagged your console before the initial CEX->DEX conversion. Since I didn't do that, I'm wondering if this compromises my chances of reverting back from DEX->CEX. I'm worried because of the increased chance of brick that people report. As apparently, it's more dangerous converting back

I'm not so clear on the matter and whether it's ok for me. In fact, what does QA Flagging have to do with this conversion process anyway?

#576 - NightRyder - 112w ago
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how can i obtain the eid root key when im on 3.55dex? I currently only have the flash dump in dex form and a meltdr file.

#575 - amir 73 - 114w ago
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Hi,

Dex is on my console and firmware 3.55 Rogero. Now I want to install any firmware gives error 80029CCA. The drive light stays bluray clear to me if no disc is inside it? I appreciate your help

#574 - Blade86 - 114w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by amir 73 View Post
My console (DEX) does not accept any firmware except Rogero. I want to install firmware 3.55 dex for downgrade XMB I am faced with the error 80029CCA.

Check will do more than just fun recovery. I'm Grateful for your help


check your debug settings and restore them to default & verify MD5 of your PUP.

#573 - isralox - 115w ago
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i'm not an expert but if is possible install the toogle_qa.pgk

#572 - amir 73 - 115w ago
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My console (DEX) does not accept any firmware except Rogero. I want to install firmware 3.55 dex for downgrade XMB I am faced with the error 80029CCA.

Check will do more than just fun recovery. I'm Grateful for your help

#571 - racer0018 - 116w ago
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I have seen a few ps3s with this problem and each time it comes back to having to hook up a progskeet and flashing the nor dump back using the progskeet powered by the USB. Post up your dump you used to write to the ps3 and I will check and see if it is good or not. Thanks

#570 - niciuffo - 116w ago
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The problem is I don't live in the USA, so I could only ask him for advices I guess? I'll post there, thanks.

#569 - G Sus - 116w ago
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the fix for 10 beeps semi brick no use to you now, you need to fix the ylod, and to do that you really need to know the cause., was it coincidence , overheating etc. ?

there is fixes for ylod but you've had ps3 apart and reflowed etc. you could have created a problem that wasn't there. i'd strongly suggest you put a message in the forum for ps3 unbricking and downgrading service racer is the best person to talk too about this, hes busy but he wont ignore you.

 

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