- Sony PSP hacker Dark_AleX
has released LEDA, the Legacy Software Loader today. LEDA integrates into M33 Custom Firmware to let you run your old 1.0 and 1.5 kernel-based homebrew apps. It also works on the PSP Slim.
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From the ReadMe file:
Description: LEDA is a program that integrates into M33 custom firmwares to let some old 1.00/1.50 homebrew to run. To avoid waste of memory, leda is only loaded when necessary. Current compatibility is unknown as is still in beta. Although it may work on previous m33 versions, it has only be tested on 5.00 M33.
The development of LEDA doesn't mean that development of 1.50 kernel addon will be ceased. 1.50 addon is very easy to code, and thus it will still be coded for almost full 1.5 compatibility, but LEDA has some advantages over it.
- It works on slim too
- It doesn't need much flash space
- You don't need to care about which folder your homebrew is. LEDA first tries to load the homebrew program normally. If it works, then the homebrew is a 3.XX+ one, and leda terminates itself to not waste RAM. Otherwise, leda does some patches to load the 1.0/1.5 homebrew.
- Unlike 1.50...