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Upgrade PS3 3.55 KMeaw to 4.55 Rogero

It’s about time to update my PS3 with from 3.55 to 4.55, so here are the steps.

Tools We’ll Need:

  1. 1 USB thumb drive (FAT32 formatted)
  2. WinRAR (official site)
  3. Rebug Toolbox (official site) (my download)
  4. eID_Root_Key Dumper (official site) (my download)
  5. 4.55 Rogero Update (official site) (my download)
  6. MultiMan (official site) (my download)

Definitions:

  • CEX – Customer bought PS3 (from BestBuy, Target, Amazon, etc.)
  • DEX – Developer edition PS3 (NOT bought in a retail store)
  • CFW – Custom Firmware
  • OFW – Original Firmware (directly from Sony)
  • MFW – Modified Firmware (usually interchangeable with CFW)

USB Prep-Work:

  1. Download Rogero 4.55, MultiMan,  eID_Dumper, and Redbug Toolbox from any of the above links
  2. Insert USB stick into computer
  3. On USB Stick, create folder called “PS3″
  4. Inside PS3 folder create folder called “UPDATE”
  5. Open Rogero archive (.RAR file) and drag the .PUP file to the Update folder; close archive when done
  6. On your PC, rename the file to “PS3UPDAT.pup”
  7. Open Multiman archive and extract .pkg file to root of USB Stick (which means don’t put pkg file in PS3 or UPDATE folder); close archive when done
  8. Open eID_Root archive and extract .pkg file to root of USB Stick; close archive when done
  9. Open Rebug Tookbox archive and extract .pkg file to root of USB Stick; close archive when done
    1. NOTE: downloading pkg’s from other sites might not be archived; either way you get them, you want .pkg on the usb stick
  10. Remove USB stick from computer

 

Flash Dump & QA-Mode:

  1. Insert USB stick into PS3, using the RIGHT USB SLOT on the front of the PS3
  2. Boot up PS3
  3. Under Games, scroll down to “Install Packages”
  4. Install Rebug Toolbox package
  5. Launch Rebug Toolbox after install
  6. Accept note (if it appears) that not all options are available to you
  7. Go all the way tot he right “UTILITIES”
  8. Toggle QA Flag – Set to ENABLED
  9. EXPORT HYPERVISOR LV1 MEMORY
  10. EXPORT GAMEOS LV2 MEMORY
  11. EXPORT FLASH TO FILE
  12. Scroll to the left and do a full-restart of system
  13. After restart, shut down system

eID_Dump:

We’re dumping the eid key in case at some point in the future we should ever want to convert to a DEX system.

  1. Boot up PS3, ensuring USB stick is in right usb slot
  2. Under Games, scroll down to “Install Packages”
  3. Install eID_root……package
  4. Launch eID_root_Key
  5. Screen will go black
  6. System will reboot
  7. At this point, there is a file you need to acquire on your internal hard drive; either FTP or use MultiMan to retrieve the files.
  8. Launch Multiman (assuming you have it on your PS3)
  9. Launch Multiman file browser
  10. Navigate to /PS3ROOT/dev_hdd0/tmp/
  11. Copy the file “eid_root_key”
  12. Paste it to /dev_usb0/ or whatever your USB drive is listed as
  13. Navigate to “PS3ROOT/dev_hdd0/game/
  14. Copy the folder “FLTZ00010″ and paste to your USB stick
    1. Note, this is for 4.50 but is available in 3.55
    2. I copied it out just as a “just in case” instance
  15. Exit Multiman, power down PS3

Change Firmware to 4.55:

  1. Turn on PS3, making sure USB Stick is in front right usb slot
  2. Delete all homebrew packages
  3. Go to SystemUpdate, From Storage Device, and install Rogero 4.55 from USB Stick
  4. System will probably reboot
  5. Install MultiMan

If you have any problems, check out the developer’s site.

For help Downgrading from OFW4.55 (with Flasher) Please refer to this thread.

For help Downgrading back to CFW3.55 from any CFW Please refer to this thread.

 

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How to remove all Mac “._” files from a Network Drive

So many of us Mac users have experienced a time where we’re browsing Web Access and discover what appears to be duplicate files that all start with ‘._’

These files are created automatically in Finder on your Mac (Finder metadata) and won’t show up in Finder when viewing your Jungle Disk Network Drive or any of your local drives either. However, they do show up on Windows PCs and also in Web Access and this can create confusion and result in some strange support conversations.

The most common question we receive about these files is “How do I get rid of them?”
Much like Linux, Macs have the ‘find’ command. This powerful command has the ability to recursively delete files that meet search parameters in a directory path.

Note: Terminal is located under /Applications/Utilities/Terminal

The format of this command is going to be: find /Volumes/[your-online-disk-name] -name “._*”

So here’s an example, using my Online Disk, which is called “Storage”

EXAMPLE: find /Volumes/Storage -name “._*”

Running the find command in this way will output all files on your Online Disk starting with “._” to your terminal window. This command is recursive, which means that this will also identify files in your subfolders.
After you’ve confirmed that the command was run appropriately and you’re not seeing any references to directories outside of your Online Disk, it’s safe to re-run the command (but this time, include the -delete flag)

EXAMPLE: find /Volumes/Storage -name “._*” -delete