To quote blazie151: I'm just bringing a little update for anyone that's messing around with 3.56 or 3.60 pups. Whenever a tar file is modified, it's permissions need to be set.
For all firmwares 3.55 or lower, it was one set of permissions. 3.56 and up use another. This is Kakaroto's Fix Tar command line application updated and tested working for use on 3.56 and 3.60 firmware tar files.
All credit goes to Kakaroto, all I did was change some values and compile it. Please note this is of only of use to developers and not beginner users.
From their site: Both Rebug 3.41.2 and 3.55.1 have all the features you have come to expect from a CFW/MFW plus Package Manager, Rebug Selector and all the debug features of the last Rebug release and none of the bugs.
There is also a new directory in dev_flash called rebug which has another directory in it packages. It is in this directory that you will find Rebug_Selector_1.2.pkg and BDEMU.pkg (3.55) or Hermes_V4C_Rebugged.pkg (3.41). These can be installed using the PS3 HDD option in Package Manager.
INSTALL: Rebug 3.41.2 and 3.55.1 can be installed over the same version OFW/CFW/MFW on any model PS3 through the XMB or Recovery Mode and Rebug 3.41.2 can be installed in Service...
112w ago - Keeping in line with the latest PS3 Linux Dual-Booting work from PlayStation 3 developer Graf Chokolo, today Kmeaw has stated the following to Dukio on his upcoming 3.55 PS3 Custom Firmware update, to quote:
"We haven't heard from Kmeaw for quite some time, so I managed to get a hold of him and it seems he might bring us another interesting release that should comes in the form of CFW. No, it's not 3.60 CFW, if you still don't get it.
I was thinking of a CFW that has bootOS integrated so it gets executed when you power on your PS3 (and switches back to GameOS on user's request via menu or ssh). It's not hard to make it. But recently I read graf's announcment that he is going to accomplish the same task. So I don't know, if such CFW from me would get any demand.
Also I got bootos-installer and lv2patcher patches from an anonymous hacker who have added 3.15/3.41 support. I'm going to merge them into my code and release the next version.
If you have any ideas about what would you like to have, please tell me."
113w ago - Today the PS3 Modified Firmware homebrew application dubbed PS3MFW Builder has been updated to version 0.2, which now includes PlayStation 3 version spoofing, custom PS3 startup sounds, PS3 demo/shop to retail unit conversion support and the ability to install MFW on consoles with broken Blu-ray drives.
To quote: This new version of PS3MFW Builder has a lot of improvements over the previous one, with many changes, among which a new privacy task which prevents the big bad wolf from spying on you as well as an exclusive way to turn a Shop PS3 into a retail one.
There are also added tasks that give much more customization power to the user, we'll let you read the release notes after the break for a detailed breakdown...