51w ago - Following up on their previous PS3 DEX update, Italian PlayStation 3 developer Rancid (o) of PS3ITA has made available Install Fake BDEmu PKG alongside a usage guide below on how to create and emulate Dummy BDEmu for those using a PS3 DEX CFW console with a broken BD player.
The Dummy BDEmu occupies only 2MB on your USB device, then after you can partition the remaining space as you want.
To quote, roughly translated: How to Create and Emulate Dummy_BDEmu Your BD Player Broke on CFW DEX Tutorial
In this tutorial PS3ITA will guide you with all the necessary steps to achieve the "dummy_bdemu" directly from the console. This procedure is useful to all users who use a CFW DEX (debug / test) on a console that has the blu-ray disc broken or simply for those who do not want to wear the player's lens for intensive use.
In fact, the "dummy_bdemu" is to appear on the XMB icon BD player despite the absence of the disc, increasing, therefore, the compatibility of...
To quote from his blog (linked above): Hi folks, today I'm releasing a tool which I wrote a long time ago. This tool allows you change the default slot of a BDEMU drive on Mac OS X. Unfortunately, as OS X 10.8 doesn't allow raw HDD access to normal users anymore, you'll have to launch it as root if you're a 10.8 user (a tool that makes this very easy is available for free HERE).
OS X versions below 10.8 aren't affected by this problem. The names of the games will only show up in the drop-down menu if they were set as "memorandum" during the slot-creation process (or manually using a hex editor). In case the names weren't set, the game-ID is going to be displayed instead. To connect to the HDD, you have to look up its name in the Disk Utility (e.g. if the disk is called disk3, the path is going to be...
From the ReadMe File: Open BDEMU HDD Manager by FreePlay
Want to manage your DEX's Blu-ray emulator hard dive, but hate that PS3Gen is missing essential features like increasing the number of game slots or dumping a game from a disk to a file? Worry no longer! The Open BDEMU HDD Manager is here for you!
This tool duplicates PS3Gen's ability to manage your BDEMU HDD, but works faster and has some added features.
142w ago - MultiMAN v01.16.11 OBM PS3 Mod is now available and features the ability to rename PS3 game titles among the changes detailed below.
The BASE version for firmware 3.15 is not tested by me. Please if anyone with firmware 3.15 can test the base version - let me know!
MultiMAN 1.16.11 Changes:
Added: Boot progress messages
Added: Feature to rename game titles [SELECT]+[O]
Added: Check if game has split files (.666xx) upon game launch
Fixed: FTP server properly shows "modified" date/time stampFeatures:
(FW 3.4+) BASE package__: multiMAN 01.16.11 (6MB)
multiMAN ver 1.16.11 BASE (20110322_170000).rar (6.74 MB)
For all FW versions
(FW 3.15) BASE package__: multiMAN 01.16.11 (3MB)
multiMAN ver 1.16.11 BASE (20110322_170000) FW3.15.rar (3.87 MB)
For firmware 3.15
(check links in the front page / 1st post)