sMAN Rocks!

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  1. Burnt Lasagna
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    I've been trying out the latest sMAN by deank (1.08n) and it's rock solid and runs like greased lightning. Allot better then webMAN-MOD!
    http://www.psx-place.com/threads/sm...option-improved-icon-sfo-scanning-more.12984/
    I highly recommend it!

    The latest sMAN can be downloaded below.
    http://deanbg.com/sman.sprx

    EDIT: What is sMAN (taken from PSX-Place).
    • Developer: @deank
    • Type of Release: A PS3 Plugin for use with Custom Firmware : Such as a COBRA CFW or other CFW types such as (STANDARD) with the ability to boot plugins via external applications ..
    • Short Description: the sMAN plugin takes deank original webMAN plugin and adds the new slaunch feature also developed by deank and merges them into a single plugin that also gives the ability with all the original webMAN features developed by deank.
     
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    Just wanted to say that sMAN has seen several updates since the creation of this thread. It's now on 1.11n.

    For anyone still using webMAN, I recommend you try out sMAN. It's way more elegant and stable.
     
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    Interesting. I will have to break out my ps3 and try this.
     
  4. Byokugen

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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    Hmmm I need some info on how to use it first xD
    Will try it, thanks man!
     
  5. Burnt Lasagna
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    Just disable webMAN-MOD in rebug toolbox (if your using Rebug).
    Download the latest sMAN here,
    http://deanbg.com/sman.sprx
    Place "sman.sprx" in "/dev_hdd0/plugins/".
    Now, edit "boot_plugins.txt" on the root of the HDD and commit out everything you don't want running with a # (personally, I only have sman.sprx running). Now, add "/dev_hdd0/plugins/sman.sprx" to the list (with no # in front).

    Reboot and sMAN will launch. You will now see a sMAN folder were your games are. With XMB integration enabled (it's on by default) everything works like webMAN. You can also enter an sMAN GUI by holding L2 and R2 (or selecting it in the sMAN folder).
     
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    What's the advantage, disadvantage, difference?
     
  7. Burnt Lasagna
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    It's basically webMAN with slaunch with none of the extra bloat.
    For me, the plugin is allot more stable then webMAN-MOD. I've never had it crash on me.
     
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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    Will try it later. Thanks, oh supports ntfs external hdd? Iso or unpacked games?
     
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    Yes, supports external NTFS, ISOs and unpacked games.
     
  10. Byokugen

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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    I didn't have game_plugin txt, created, put the destination and nothing
     
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    Woops, it should be "boot_plugins.txt" not singular plugin. Have it placed in the root of dev_hdd0 and you should be good.
     
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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    Oh, stupid me! If I had my brain enabled, i would figure it... will try, thank you!
     
  13. Byokugen

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    Just a bit to the right, or was left...
    One more question, whats the folder structure for iso's? Where should they be located in the external drive?
     
  14. Burnt Lasagna
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    Just in the PS3ISO folder on the root of the external drive (Same as webMAN and MultiMAN). Make sure you press "refresh" in the sMAN options menu to display the games.
     
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