Best way to proceed from ofw3.40

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by atoadstool, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. atoadstool
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    atoadstool Newbie

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    Dec 27, 2008
    I have been sitting on ofw3.40 for the past 6months awaiting an easy jailbreak.
    With the release of Geohots cfw3.55 i am now wondering if this is the best option (only require homebrew not backups) or is there a benefit to staying on a firmware below 3.55.

    Any advise guys?
     
  2. luke_c

    luke_c Big Boss

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    If you only plan on using homebrew you can just go to Geohots 3.55 CFW and run them from there, be aware that you will either need to find some signed .pkg's or sign them yourself to be able to install them on the 3.55 CFW, it's a simple matter of 'package_finalize.exe my.pkg' in Cygwin, my.pkg being the file name of the .pkg you wish to sign.
     
  3. atoadstool
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    atoadstool Newbie

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    Dec 27, 2008
    Thanks. Do i need to update to ofw3.55 first or can the cfw3.55 be ran from ofw3.40
     
  4. luke_c

    luke_c Big Boss

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    Upgrade to OFW 3.55 first, then go to the CFW.
     
  5. Magsor

    Magsor I am watching you

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    Didn't 3.50 remove 3rd party controllers and such?
    I have decided id go for Kakaroto CFW 3.41 today it does requires you to jailbreak to install the pkg but not to use them.
     
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