Would this work?

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by aids0109, Jul 18, 2013.

  1. aids0109
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    I was reading through previous exploits when i came across a certain DEX exploit back in 2008 and my brain thought to expand on the idea since the hard drive swapping should still work.

    If i waited for a PS update, didnt update, put the CFW firmware based from the current OFW on a USB and swapped out the harddrives in the same method, would i then be left with OFW, CFW or brick. I am wondering this due to the fact it may be a new exploit and that from what i have scoured the internet of, i have not seen a topic on this particular method.

    If it will not work, will installing the CFW from a CFW machine onto a harddrive then HDD swap work.
     
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    This won`t work, because the firmware is stored in the NOR NAND or partly stored in the NAND NOR (slims). The PS3 won't let you intall the cfw.
    edit: mixed up NAND and NOR
     
  3. wartutor

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    no not all the firmware files are stored on hard drive...u still have nand/nor that tells it what fw it is on...plus ps3's hd is per console encripted meaning u can't switch one to the other without it wanting to reformat the hd

    also firmware is stored on nand and partly on nor (nand is old fat nor is new slim)
     
  4. aids0109
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    Thanks for clearing it up :D