PS3 «TUTORIAL» - PlayStation3 - Coldboot/Gameboot Collection (0.90/1.00/3.00)

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    If you ever owned a PlayStation3 Phat back in the day, chances are that your nostalgic brain remembers the orchesta tune, that Sony implemented back in the PlayStation3 lifespan, until the firmware 2.80.

    With the introduction of the PlayStation3 Slim and Firmware 3.00, Sony decided to unify the systems firmware and thus creating a uniform ecosystem, by replacing the signature Phat Orchestra Tune/Coldboot and Gameboot, with the more modern redesign of the PS3, thus removing the iconic PLAYSTATION3 and Sony Computer Entertaniment (Gameboot/Coldboot).

    This tutorial aims to bring thoes of you nostalgic fans, back to memory lane of 2006, as well as a little bonus.

    Package Includes:


    *Firmware 0.90 (Pre-Release) - Coldboot/Gameboot and Sounds
    *Firmware 1.00 (Retail) - Coldboot/Gameboot and Sounds
    *Firmware 3.00 (Retail) - Coldboot/Gameboot and Sounds (In case someone wants to restore the original Slim version)


    Working Firmwares:

    *4.80 - CFW (CEX-DEX)
    *4.81 - CFW (CEX-DEX)
    *4.82 - CFW (CEX-DEX)

    *4.83 - CFW (CEX-DEX)
    *4.84 - CFW (CEX-DEX)

    Working Models:

    *DECR-1000A/J
    *DECR-1400A/J
    *DECHA00/A-J
    *DECHJ00/A-J
    *DECH-2000A-J
    *CECHA/B/C/E/H/K/L/P
    *CECH-2000/2100/2500

    Installation Path:

    Simply choose your desired firmware Coldboot and Gameboot, incluided in the package and move it to: dev_blind/vsh via Multiman File Explorer or FTP, restart your PlayStation3 after these changes.

    Special thanks goes for: @Pinky and @DeViL303

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    Awesome dude
     
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    Very good post! I also recommend this muted coldboot (see attachment).

    The coldboot sound can be very annoying if you are developer/modder that have to reboot the console multiple times.
     

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    Thank you mate, ill be sure to add it too, to the post :)

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    Nononono I love the sound of coldboots and gameboots and all that good stuff, sometimes I just reboot to hear it again :D
     
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    Well, I sometimes get crazy still hearing the violins in my mind after like 50 reboots in a single hour while I'm testing webMAN...
    To mute the TV volume is not an option for me... I would have to be muting/unmuting the TV the same number of reboots ;)
     
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    Ok, 50 reboots in an hour... I don't reboot that many times, maybe max 10 a day. That's crazy many times dude :D
     
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    The things DEVS put themselves and their consoles through so we can have these awesome tools! Thank you @aldostools!!
     
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    the sound can be a pita. I think you have around 10 seconds. if done incorrectly, sound might come out as bloop/bleep at the very end of the coldboot.
     
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    BTW, just a little question, how long have you been in the scene? Like have you been here since the beginning of CFW (2010-2011ish)?
    Exactly what I thought :D Yre awesome @aldostools
     
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    I have been in "the scene" approximately since 1998-1999 (+20 years) when I started to hack the "Connectix Virtual Game Station" and create tools for the PSX emulators (that's why my nick name is aldo's tools). I skipped PS2 scene. In 2004, I hacked my PSP and made a couple of projects for PSP in LUA, and have been in PS3 scene since January 2007. Initially passively, then more active creating tools for multiMAN, then modifying Iris Manager and later webMAN and Cobra.
     
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    Okay, well that's a long time, y're a legend nevertheless :D
     
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    Why is CECH - G not supported? :'( Why do I got this model ?! xD

    UPDATE: Tryed it with my FAT CECH-L Model. Moved over the files. nothing hapend. still the new cold boot and no gameboot like on 4.82 normaly. What am I doing wrong?

    UPDATE2: Solved. Didn't worked over FTP with USB Drive it worked ^^
     
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    Maybe you tried to copy to dev_flash via FTP and it failed as no write access? You need to copy to dev_flash mounted as dev_blind or dev_rebug to have write access.
     
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    Yeah that was my fault xD now its running. IS it bad that i copied over to dev_flash? i guess i overwritten files there. but my ps3 works fine so I guess nothing happend xD

    BTW: Great work, man thats bin a long time to see and hear this sounds Boots. Just installed it to my L and C model my Slim stays like 3.00 this is good for this model, it came out with that so :)
     
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    Yes, its fine, you cant write to or delete from dev_flash.

    dev_blind or dev_rebug is the same partition as dev_flash, but you can write to it when it has one of those names.
     
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    Ahh okay now I understand. Thx :)
     
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    i remember this awhile back. not sure it works on current firmware but if anyone can fix this, i would much appreciate. it was a ps1 coldboot i found awhile back. it was probably from this site as well.
     

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    Coldboots works,no matter the firmware version, as long as the entry files are compatible,which with the firmware 3.00 and upwards they all are, within the Dev_Flash, Gameboots in the other hand needs to be optimized for firmware specific, otherwise it will display problems, or wont work at all.
     
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