49w ago - Following up on the previous update, this Spanish PlayStation 3 developers D_Skywalk and Estwald have updated IrisManager to version 1.38 which is compatible for PS3 4.XX Custom Firmware (CFW) with the changes outlined below.
To quote: PS3Merge is a tool allowing users to merge files splitted by various PS3 Backup Managers or after using our PS3Splitter tool. This application will automatically scan for splitted files that require merge (with '.666xx' file extension).
Automatic scan of selected directory including sub directories for files that needs to be merged.
Intuitive GUI (Graphical User Interface) known from PS3Splitter.
"Delete original file" as option.
AutoUpdate as option.
Aside from progress bar for file split operation there is additional progress bar showing total progress - helpful if processing more than one file.
Total progress is also visible in taskbar under Windows 7.
152w ago - Update: This method ended up failing because the LV2 address range is protected by Sony on PS3 with Firmware v3.55, so Netkas and flukes1 are now working on a patch for LV1 instead.
Today Netkas and flukes1 have successfully managed to patch the PS3 lv2_kernel in v3.55 Firmware to allow peek and poke syscalls, meaning PlayStation 3 backup managers and Custom Firmware (CFW) will also be able to make use of them!
From the ReadMe file:Patch to add peek and poke syscalls to PS3 firmware v3.55 by flukes1 and netkas (irc.efnet.net #ps3test)
To create the patched PS3UPDAT.PUP:
1. Use bspatch to apply PS3UPDAT.PUP.bsdiff to Sony's official 3.55 PUP, which is available from their website.
2. Run this from command line: "bspatch PS3UPDAT.PUP PS3UPDAT-NEW.PUP PS3UPDAT.PUP.bsdiff"
2. Ensure that the md5sum of the...