Copy games to internal HDD

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  1. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    I just wanted to transfer a PS3 game (GoW Collection) to the internal HDD. So I ran the FTP program on my PS3. When I accessed the PS3 from my computer I realized that I have no clue where the games have to be copied to. Google didn't help either. Does anyone here know in which folder?
     


  2. doyama

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    The games go into the directory

    /dev_hdd0/game/LAUN12345/GAMEZ/
     
  3. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Thanks [​IMG]

    Do you happen to know what the average speed is when using a network cable? Wireless with the average of 400kbps isn't that fast.
     
  4. hullo8d

    hullo8d GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I get around 10Mbps wired and 2Mbps wireless.
     
  5. doyama

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    I did a transfer and was able to pretty much push 100mbps consistently over a wired connection. If you have a GigE network card and hub, I'm sure you could even get 1Gbps speed.
     
  6. Thoob

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    Is it just me or does anyone else get annoyed that the folder is spelled "GAMEZ"? [​IMG]
     
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    I suppose it's 50% to avoid confusion with the existing 'games' folder.

    The other 50% is just being l33t I guess [​IMG]
     
  8. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    I started transfering the game using FlashFXP and halfway it stops and tells about unsupported commands and that some files could not be transferred. Any idea?

    What is the best way to transfer games to the external HDD?
     
  9. Razor1993

    Razor1993 GBAtemp Regular

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    Hmm can someone Help me?
    my Problem is that i havent Wi-fi!
    i have a Lan connection on my PC!
    and i Cant go Online with my PS3 so i cant connect to a FTP server!
    is there Any Tools that can Open the Internal Hard Disk on the PC? i heard the Internal Hard disk of the PS3 is encrypted? and if the FTP manager Homebrew on the PS3 can decrypt it then a PC tool too or not?
    becouse i think about to Buy a "Sata to USB adapter" and connect my PS3 internal Hard Disk to my PC!
    but is there Any Tools out for pc? and if not can someone can Code one i think its easy?
     
  10. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    I tried to transfer the game through the Explorer but after 10 mins. a message comes up that I don't have the right/permission to write!? Btw, I'm on Vista if that matters. Any idea?
     
  11. XFlak

    XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

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    did u run explorer as an admin?
     
  12. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Just tried that and it's the same [​IMG]

    Any idea?
     
  13. XFlak

    XFlak Wiitired but still kicking

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    no idea... I'm still waiting for my dongle to be shipped... so hopefully u get it all figured it out by the time I attempt something like this myself! good luck!
     
  14. ganons

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    Got it setup with WiFi but how to do it with a network cable?
     
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  16. xtreme1

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    im trying out comgenies awesome file manager i hope it works [​IMG]
     
  17. Wanted

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    You can stick the folders on an external drive via USB then plug into PS3 and copy to gamez with the file manager homebrew... unless there are 4GB+ files in which case you need to FTP. Try filezilla to FTP because a lot of people use it and I haven't heard of this problem before.
     
  18. dronesplitter

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    To do a wired connection, I used a cat6 crossover ethernet cable to directly hook the PS3 to my PC.
    I was getting at least 20% utilization of the 1Gbit potential, or roughly 20-25 MB/sec consistently with most transfers. Most wouldn't get anywhere near the full 128 MB/sec unless they have a fast hard disk drive on their PC.
    Oh, and I was using the PS3 FTP package and FileZilla on my PC.
     
  19. Kayot

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    All I use is Comgenies Awesome File Manager. It rocks so long as your just copying data. I've copied one game I ripped to my pc via USB drive, and 3 to my PS3. Besides accidentally putting one into the wrong directory I've had no problems.
     
  20. ganons

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    do u have to set static ip address for ps3 and pc?