Let's say I buy a new PSP 3000 and it ends up having 6.37 firm

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  1. z0wnage
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    ...ware (or anything lower than 6.39 but higher than 6.20, that is) , can I only do a temporary hack since it can't downgrade to 6.20?
     
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    Correct, temp only at the moment. It'll be a 07 or 09G mobo and incapable of running 6.20 firmware for the permanent PRO for non flashable models.
     
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    Is there much of a difference between temp and permanent?
     
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    No, just that you need to initialise the custom firmware after every full power off. I have a PSPGo which is able to run a permanent firmware and still opt for the temporary form of PRO.
     
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    If I install homebrew, does it stay even if I turn the power off? Meaning I would only have to re-initialize the CFW when I want to install homebrew, or would I have to re-initialize each time I want to play a backup or run homebrew?
     
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    The homebrew is on your memory card, not your PSP's internal storage, so yes it stays and you only need to re-run the hack.
     
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    What about a PSPGo? Do you also have to buy a memory stick in order to mod it or can you store things on the built in memory?
     
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    Well you can't buy a memory stick for PSPGo, so you would have to put it in the internal storage.
     
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    M2 memory sticks say you're wrong....but yes you can do everything on the internal memory of the PSP Go and homebrew still stays.
     
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    Yes, the Go's internal storage is separate from the flash/firmware storage.
     
  11. z0wnage
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    Alright, so I bought a new PSP and it came with 5.51. What are my options? Should I update to 6.20 and hack from there?
     
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    I'd go for 6.39 and do the PRO temporary hack. So far I haven't found a single bad thing related to the temp hack and running a PSP Go / PSP 3000 with it..


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