Can I have a hacked hard-drive and non hacked hard-drive?

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  1. mosher66
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    I have 2 playstation hard-drives, both for internal use, could I put a hack on one, then keep the other hard-drive with the legit playstation files and still play online with the original hard-drive and original games?
     
  2. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    You would need two different firmwares, yes?

    Then no.
     
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    Unless you use a E3 flasher to dual boot firmware, nope you can't.
     
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    I forgot
    As mentioned, additional hardware is required for dualbooting on the PS3.

    The firmware isn't stored on the HDDs, it's stored on the internal flash (either NAND or NOR, depending on the PS3 model).
     
  5. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    For NOR model most of PS3 firmware is stored on HDD, with only critical files stored on NOR flash memory. NAND memory chip has the size of 256 MB while NOR only has the size of 16 MB.

    Like other have said though, it is impossible to use different firmware across two HDDs.