Dark_AleX Releases New Software: LEDA

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by War, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. War

    War Take it easy~

    Oct 26, 2007

    Aaaaaand Dark AleX does it again with the release of LEDA, the Legacy Software Loader.

    LEDA integrates into M33 custom firmwares to let you run your old 1.0 and 1.5 kernel-based homebrew apps. It also works on the Slim. Here are the release notes from Dark Alex:


    * LEDA is a program that integrates into M33 custom firmwares to let some old 1.00/1.50 homebrew to run.
    * To avoid waste of memory, leda is only loaded when necessary.
    * Current compatibility is unknown as is still in beta.
    * Although it may work on previous m33 versions, it has only be tested on 5.00 M33.
    * The development of LEDA doesn't mean that development of 1.50 kernel addon will be ceased. 1.50 addon is very easy to code, and thus it will still be coded for almost full 1.5 compatibility, but LEDA has some advantages over it.


    * It works on slim too
    * It doesn't need much flash space
    * You don't need to care about which folder your homebrew is.
    * LEDA first tries to load the homebrew program normally. If it works, then the homebrew is a 3.XX+ one, and leda terminates itself to not waste RAM. Otherwise, leda does some patches to load the 1.0/1.5 homebrew.
    * Unlike 1.50 kernel addon, LEDA tries to be independent of firmware. This means that whenever a new version of M33 is released, leda will probably work without need of an update.


    * Less compatibility. Anyways, I will try to make LEDA compatible with those old homebrew that are still useful today because they weren't updated or because they have a better old version.

    Install instructions:

    * Copy LEDA folder to /PSP/GAME and run it. The program will install a prx in the system, this will be done very quickly. After this, you can already try to run 1.0/1.5 homebrew normally from XMB; LEDA folder is not needed anymore in the ms and you can delete it if you want.

    Also note that this is not compatible with Time Machine. Now, enjoy!

    LEDA 0.1 Beta
  2. jesterscourt

    jesterscourt Not Brad.

    Jan 3, 2007
    United States
  3. SylvWolf

    SylvWolf Ave Dominus Nox

    Jul 30, 2007
    United States
    East Coast, USA
    Wow, this guy just never stops, huh? Sounds amazing, I think I'm gonna try it now with the SNES emulator.
  4. webyugioh

    webyugioh GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Sep 17, 2007
    10KM East of Nowhere
    Great, the one thing the phats had over slims is now gone...
    Man I wish I had a slim PSP!
  5. ganons

    ganons GBAtemp Addict

    Jun 12, 2005
    time to sell my phat psp
  6. shakirmoledina

    shakirmoledina Legend

    Oct 23, 2004
    Dar es Salaam
    Man if there is one person u will always hear about in the PSP homebrew business, then it's him
    Fabuulooouus programmer
  7. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

    Former Staff
    Oct 23, 2007
    PowerLevel: 9001
    Well, DAX says it's still not that compatible, so I'm sticking with the 1.5 AddOn for the time being [​IMG]

    I'm curious to try it though... If it works really good I might think switching to a newer PSP in the future.
  8. Noitora

    Noitora ::

    Aug 9, 2007
    I'll wait for it to develop some more then I'm gonna use it...