1. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer
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    And why is that?
     
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    Is there any rough eta for 1.1 / otg out yet? Im still waiting to mod my classic but i feel itchy, just adding a date to my calendar would be nice to sooth my temptations ;)
     
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    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer
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    Okay, so I just picked up a PSC on sale at Best Buy and I've 64 GB USB 2.0 thumb drive on it's way, now, the question is

    - Do I install BleemSync 1.0 and try it out and make sure to power down the device when I'm done? Or
    - Do I wait for OTG support in 1.1, which I assume will mitigate these issues?
     
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    I would wait

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    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer
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    Is there an ETA, and is there any real harm in using version 1.0 in the mean time? Mostly just to get it installed ahead of time, to get the install over with, if you will. I mean, it was on sale, and I just picked
    up a USB Sandisk Cruiser flash drive (via Amazon) :P
     
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    subcon959 teh retro
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    Here's the vid by mr bleemsync himself on how to use a conductive ink pen to remove the current limit on the usb ports. I soldered mine and haven't had a single issue since. IMO, if you aren't keen on waiting indefinitely for OTG then this mod is a must.

     
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    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer
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    I have zero soldering skills. I'm probably going to just use 1.0 carefully and have it installed so transitioning to 1.1 will be less of a hassle.
     
  8. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro
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    Yes, that's why it shows how to use a conductive ink pen to do it. Anyone who can use a pen can do the mod.
     
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    But, do I absolutely have to do that? Since OTG is planned for the next release? Is there any intrinsic harm in using 1.0 in the mean time as long as I power down the console properly? To me, it sounds like 1.1 will mitigate these issues and isn't too far off.
     
  10. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro
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    I can't speak from experience because I've never used 1.0 but I don't see how it could harm anything. At worst, you'd get corruption on the USB and have to keep repairing.

    EDIT: Just to add, Bleemsync is not the only method btw. Quite a few people have gotten frustrated and moved to things like Autobleem and Retroboot.
     
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    Hmm, but how complex are those other guides for those who've never hacked a PSC previously? I want to mod it, add games to it, as I figured I may as well get the most out of something I spent the price of a game for, you know? There don't seem to be links on here for those other guides; BleemSync seems to be the most reputable and most brick-proof.

    Edit: Auto Bleem doesn't seem to state how one sets up the PSC to flash the NAND or even how one is supposed to have it powered off before inserting the USB drive. The guide here:

    https://github.com/screemerpl/cbleemsync

    is missing a lot of steps and how-to.

    Like, what do you do once you have the USB set up? When do you turn on the console, what LEDs are you looking for, etc? All missing in the guide, no thanks, but I don't want to risk it.
     
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    subcon959 teh retro
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    You might be overthinking things. The reason Autobleem is getting popular is because some people find Bleemsync too complicated and want something simple.

    Retroboot exists because some people prefer RetroArch and want to boot straight to it and manage everything there.
     
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    That doesn't change that in the instructions, that there is no mention on what you do AFTER you get all the files on the USB drive. That's what's worrying me, what doesn't the guide mention those steps after you get the files on? What are you supposed to do? Plug in the drive, turn the power on? Details, details.


    I don't care about how I get the files on the USB stick, I only care on what I do AFTER I get them on the drive, am I making sense? The guide does not specify on what one does to actually get the PSC ready for it. Please tell me what the next steps are. The video doesn't state it, the GitHub doesn't state it, what does?
     
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    I just want to be able to take the USB drive out when I'm done and not need it to play my games.
     
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    subcon959 teh retro
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    You should have everything you need to know from steps 1 through 7 plus the sections on automatic game scanning and database files. Then, yes, it's as simple as sticking it in and turning it on.
     
  16. the_randomizer

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    Instructions are as follows:

    Why isn't that part mentioned though? That's the part I don't get, does it have to be unplugged (the console) first, plugged in during use, and unplugged every time it's turned off?
    How would that even work? The PSC has very little storage.
     
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    subcon959 teh retro
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    I think the instructions are assuming you have used an earlier hack and are familiar with how the PSC works. Always insert/remove USB sticks when the console is unplugged. I have one of those USB power cables with a switch in it to stop wear and tear on the port.
     
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    Well I don't and I haven't hacked it yet, so really, I didn't know what the process was. Can I keep the USB stick plugged in when not in use/fully power down? I'd rather not wear out the controller port on the console. As far as USB switch go, I don't even know what to use for that.

    I assume you mean this? https://smile.amazon.com/Raspberry-...=1548891380&sr=8-10&keywords=usb+power+switch
     
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    A descent PS Classic mod guide, like the one you have for the 3DS :) is needed
    One that covers BleemSync / AutoBleem and RetroBoot

    I watched video's and searched alot, there are still things i don't get

    - Do i have to add games through Bleemsyncui of can i do it easier by just plugging in my usb in pc and do it the old fashion way (much quicker)
    - Sometimes my ps classic boots halfway into the sony animation and then turns off, whatever i do, it keeps doing that, then i have to redo the whole usb stick thing again from zero and then it works again for a few days
    - Does it run PSP games out of the box?
    - How to add roms for other retro systems and how to run them.
    - etc....

    Now it's to much focus on how to add other ps1 games and run them
     
  20. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro
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    Yes, my cable looks exactly like that one. There's no reason you couldn't leave the USB stick plugged in all the time, it would definitely be better than constant unplugging.
     
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