82w ago - This weekend PlayStation 3 hacker an0nym0us has released a PS3 homebrew utility called MemDump v0.01 which allows end-users to dump LV1, LV2, NAND / NOR Flash and eEID from the GameOS, with the details below as follows:
From the PS3 Dev Wiki (linked above) and included ReadMe file:
For all of you out there intereseted in, or already in the process of reverse engineering the PS3, this new tool will make your life a whole lot easier! Now you can dump LV1, LV2, NAND/NOR Flash and eEID from one tool!
There have been methods in the past that accomplished the same goals, but certainly the ease of use and speed hindered many. Of course, none had such a beautiful user-interface either.
Place the necessary pkg file in the root of an empty USB flash dongle, and install like any other pkg.
1. Place pkg on USB flash dongle.
2. Select "memdump" icon.
3. Select type...
197w ago - Today we have some news from Spanish PS3 developer DemonHades (linked above) of their ongoing PS3 Hypervisor and Bootstrap lv0/lv1 examination, and news of CodePlay's Offload: Community Edition which is now available free for Cell Broadband Engine devices.
To quote: "The Offload tool suite provides the Offload tool as well as a full Windows based GCC SDK, enabling the easy offloading code to the SPUs on the Cell Broadband Engine.
It also includes integration with a Cell Broadband Engine enhanced Eclipse CDT, and the Offload Player Debugger, for executing and debugging code on the target Cell Broadband Engine hardware. Offload: Community Edition is free to use for academic research and commercial projects, subject to licensing conditions."
Below is DemonHadesPS3 Hypervisor and Bootstrap Dump lv0/lv1 examination findings thus far, roughly translated via Google. If anyone who is fluent in Spanish can add to it feel free to...