98w ago - As a follow-up to the initial news on JFW DH PS3 CFW, today DemonHades has shared a video alongside some details via Bhaal of their upcoming JFW DH PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware in action.
To quote, roughly translated: Here is how we are editing categories and relocating to give it more content and content management deployments. It really is not no big deal, but that you may know the new categories that would incorporate this new Custom.
First before anything we want to clarify that this thread is dedicated to community members and therefore DHorg the comments made about what this information is or is no longer cause is nothing more than mere envy, oppression, or that are to dispute. For outside the dates of publication and that are linked to circumstances that can slow or speed up the publication.
We will inform you as the evolution of DH JFW and what their news, which I will quote them below: http://www.demonhades.org/foro/viewtopic.php?f=282&t=4826#p30151
Percentage Level of Development
Core Central 100%
Payload Cobra 50%
Categories xmb 90%
Services Packs 0%
New categories such as Multimedia, PS3 Loader, TheGrid, Homebrew put aside the typical native application. Photos, Music, Videos, TV disappear to make way for Multimedia.
New Multimedia Category
This new category gives rise to a union of native options like photo, music and video.
This new category will appear the famous player Showtime, which already includes the possibility of a single application in many more options than what they offered us the categories natively native officers.
Listen to music
Being able to see videos like avi, mpeg, xvid, divx, MKV including
New Category PS3 Loader
This new category was born to take charge from now manage the contents of the old sony consoles, this means that both PS1/PS2/Minis Games and the saves become part of this new category, freeing to GAME icon.
It is also where you store the backups RetroLoader (aka modified cobrausb backup manager) responsible for managing the games ps1, ps2 and ps3
New Category TheGrid
This new category includes the plugins manager, service packs.
Thegra is the name of the loader plugins, these plugins will give the console first choices, which the imagination of every developer could unleash the potential of this charger.
Return of the online
Plugins level conbinacion buttons on the six
Modification speedfun speed
New Homebrew Category
This new category includes all homebrew created to date, for it will have access to from where you can download OpenPStore the last hombrew etc. to be placed automatically at their place of origin and not as the previous game.
Cobra Payload as JFW DH Plugin
At the moment due to problems outside the scene Jaicrab the development of this plugin been in a paused state
New Linux Item
The JFW DH was gonna be no less, that includes 2 options to use Linux back in the console, in this regard are:
Preloader, Recovery Boot - The JFW DH includes a preloader that is responsible for:
Back of the 3 RAW Flash to external media (USB)
Flashing copies from an external drive (usb).
Update the Preloader
Home of the flash write access (not necessarily more alejandro or substitutes)
The advantages are not required reinstalling all the PUP (from hardware checks) do not need to do: composite or go through the recovery
These packs include the basics in order to use plugins, loaders, ftp, etc.
Compatibility with Games and Applications
JFW DH uses a 341v2 core, this does not mean not being able to play all over now without patching.
The JFW DH is compatible with games that include between 3.56 down, including the current patched to 3.55
JFW DH runs natively games until 3.56 (original disks) without having to upgrade.
PSN games that require npdrm 356, are also supported without upgrading (the current cfw not give this support)
No need for a valid signature on the executable
Not going to make a port to 3.55 of this JFW DH, since it includes much more than himself 3.55
Members of the Project
Alejandro (special collaboration) = Central Core, security, preloader
A short summary of JFW DH: State of the CFW from the translation details above:
Payload Cobra 50%
Categories XMB 90%
Service Packs 0%
Preloader: The preloader can:
Flash dump the 3 partitions on an external (USB)
Restore partitions Flash via a dump on external media (USB)
Mounting partitions Flash write
The preloader can be updated.
TheGrid: TheGrid is a new category that includes a plugin manager, service packs, but also the name of the loader plugins. The plugins can launch tasks in the background.
JFW The DH is based on the Firmware 3.41 v2 but is fully compatible with games requiring firmware 3.56 and earlier (3.55 patched games included).
Game discs that require firmware 3.56 or earlier without having to spend to update the console.
The PSN games that require a compatible NPDRM 3.56 without updating.
Executables do not need to be signed.
And the video of JFW DH: The video shows the personal side with a CFW Coldboot / Soundboot changed and a new category "RetroLaunch" Minis are supported and saves them (PS1/PS2 games and their backups will also be part of this category).
Those who wondered what the icon is black "JaiCraB", it must match the Firm USB Loader. DemonHades invites us to participate in their topic in order to advance the project as still no publication date.
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Added download progress indication in XMMB/XBDM modes - Web column. An entry will show current download filename and percentage of completion.
Added TextViewer in File Manager (supported files colored in light blue). Supports viewing of ANSI/UTF plain text files.
TextViewer controls: L1/R1 - PageUp/PageDown, L2/R2 - zoom out/in (50%-250%), R3 - change font, UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT - scroll/pan, L1/R1+SELECT - skip to start/end of file
Added support for browsing Video, Games, Favorites and Retro (ROMS/PS1/PS2/PSP) in "Coverflow" display mode. Change content mode with UP/DOWN.
Update of Cobra USB firmware, Cobra PSP Launcher and mmCM focused on improving the compatibility of the psp emulator.
Changelog of Cobra USB 4.4 and Cobra PSP Launcher 2.0:
Added specific support for the following 15 psp games that either crashed or had critical gameplay issues:
BLAZBLUE CONTINUUM SHIFT II
DJMAX PORTABLE 3
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean The Video Game
LUNAR: SILVER STAR HARMONY
SMT: Persona 2: Innocent Sin
SOULCALIBUR: Broken Destiny
STAR OCEAN: First Departure
TEKKEN 6 (fixed random crashes)
The 3rd Birthday ((if you see a black screen at beginning, press buttons, it will work after that)
White Knight Chronicles: Origins
Z.H.P.: Unlosing Ranger VS Darkdeath Evilman
Added support to load prometheus patched psp isos.
Added an option for psp emulation. You can set it per game in multiman using "Game settings".
You can choose between auto, mode 1 and mode 2. By default, all games are set to auto, what causes mmCM to choose the apropiated setting from a database, but you can set the option manually.
Mode 1 and Mode 2 have different compatibility, some games that work in one of them won't work in the other one. Mode 2 is usually more compatible.
Changelog of mmCM 03.01.02:
Added support for three different modes to load PSP ISO files (Auto, Mode 1, Mode 2): "Game Settings" in XMMB/XBDM SIDE menu
Added support for lastGAME application - it will load the last game you played, without entering mmCM
lastGAME: Application which loads the last played PS1/PS2/PS3/PSP game (folder and ISO format) (separate application)
bdRESET : Application which resets all redirections and unmounts loaded ISO images (separate application)
Note: When you use "Last Played Game" application you will have to launch the PS1/PS2/PS3 game from the disc icon and the PSP game from the "PSP Launcher" icon
Related news from the Cobra Team: 05 - 01 - 2012
About the problems some users are having in 4.4... Some users have notified us that after update to cobra 4.4, their system freezes when starting the system with cobra inserted. In cobra 4.4, some internal changes were made, and cobra 4.4 is not longer compatible with some modified system files.
Users that have this issue likely flashed some unsupported modules in the system, either by themselves or done automatically by some program. In addition to cobra CFW 3.55 modules, Cobra firmware 4.4 officially give supports to the following commonly used modifications:
the modifications done by bitsbubba in bitsbubba NFW v3
replacement of vsh.self by reactpsn 2.0 one (only the one in the 3.55k folder)
Any other alteration to system modules may cause a hang since cobra 4.4. To fix this problem, access recovery menu in the ps3, without cobra inserted, and reflash Cobra USB CFW or the modificied CFW by bitsbubba NFW v3.
If you wish that we give support to some more modified modules, send us a message about it and we'll give support to them in next version.
Shame on the coder for patched games. I'm not a skilled programmer but i know that this is just a offset thing to add. And i doubt that he is really working on that, just adding new code but it seems that dean himself is not really interested in. I think that he only implemented the usage of the psp/ps1 emulator and doesn't try to improve the hole thing.
Also we get no information on that kind meaning why this or that don't work. Looks like he still try to put a mass of things into the app without thinking on other things.