Is there an easier way to dump cartridges?

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Hacking & Homebrew' started by orly3, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. orly3
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    orly3 Advanced Member

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    Hey, I've got a vita on 3.51 and I'd like to dump ps battle royale but I really don't want to dump each file individually.
    I dumped files.db and used listdirvita to make an output.txt, but there are 1238 different files to dump!
    I really don't have the time to dump that many files via email attachments so I was wondering if there was any script or alternate method of dumping cartridges?

    I'm dumping the game for installation not for asset extraction.
     
  2. MDashK

    MDashK GBAtemp Regular

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    Now you know the reason why there aren't more dumps available in the scene...
     
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  3. zekepliskin

    zekepliskin GBAtemp Regular

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    Well, that and the fact that almost no Vita owners can make use of backups anyway. Strong encryption + poor game library + expensive memory cards = big problem. :-D
     
  4. orly3
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    orly3 Advanced Member

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    I think the main issue is that producing dumps takes many hours of boring, repetitive work and most people have better/more important things to do with their time.
    I'm hoping for a script or something that lowers the time to an hour or less.
     
  5. Voxel

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    probably would require elevated hardware access, in my opinion.

    Also, you might have trouble with some of the games that have files located more than 7 directories into the filesystem. :/
    But there's apparently a way to bypass that, by following this tutorial. (I, myself, have never got it to work though... :wink:)

    I know, I know, it sucks that we have to dump it all manually, file-by-file, at the moment (I am sure there will possibly be a more convenient way soon) :(
     
  6. orly3
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    FTFY :P
     
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