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ps3-flash-util

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NAME

ps3-flash-utilPS3 flash memory utility

SYNOPSIS

ps3-flash-util [-d, --device flash-dev] [-s, --show-settings] [-w, --write-image image-file] [-g, --set-game-os | -o, --set-other-os] [-r, --set-raw | -z, --set-gzip] [-t, --game-time] [-T, --db-test] [-F, --db-format] [-P, --db-print owner key] [-D, --db-write-dword owner key dword] [-W, --db-write-word owner key word] [-H, --db-write-half owner key half] [-R, --db-remove owner key] [-L, --db-list-known] [-h, --help] [-v, --verbose] [-V, --version]

DESCRIPTION

The ps3-flash-util utility is used to operate on the system flash ROM of the PS3 game console.

OPTIONS

-d, --device flash-dev
Use the flash device node flash-dev (default=/dev/ps3flash).
-s, --show-settings
Show the current flash settings (non-destructive).
-w, --write-image image-file
Write the Other OS image image-file to flash memory and update the OS area header with information for the new image. This is the option to use to write a new bootloader image to flash memory. Use '-' for data on stdin.
-g, --set-game-os
Set the system boot flag to Game OS.
-o, --set-other-os
Set the system boot flag to Other OS.
-r, --set-raw
Set the Other OS image compression flag to raw (not compressed).
-z, --set-gzip
Set the Other OS image compression flag to gzip compressed.
-t, --game-time
Print the Game OS RTC diff value.
-T, --db-test
Test for the existence of an Other OS database in flash memory. Exits with a zero status if a database is found.
-F, --db-format
Format (write) an empty Other OS database to flash memory. Any existing data in the flash memory will be lost.
-P, --db-print owner key
Print owner:key database entries. A negative one (-1) value for owner or key can be used as a wildcard to match any owner or key.
-D, --db-write-dword owner key dword
Add or update a 64 bit owner:key database entry. The dword argument supports input matching the scanf "%Li" format specification.
-W, --db-write-word owner key word
Add or update a 32 bit owner:key database entry. The word argument supports input matching the scanf "%Li" format specification.
-H, --db-write-half owner key half
Add or update a 16 bit owner:key database entry. The half argument supports input matching the scanf "%Li" format specification.
-R, --db-remove owner key
Remove an owner:key entry from the database. A negative one (-1) value for owner or key can be used as a wildcard to match any owner or key.
-L, --db-list-known
List known database owners and keys.
-h, --help
Print a help message.
-v, --verbose
Program verbosity level. The level is additive.
-V, --version
Display the program version number.

SEE ALSO

ps3-boot-game-os(8), ps3-dump-bootloader(8)

AUTHOR

Written by Masato Noguchi and Geoff Levand.

REPORTING BUGS

Send bug reports to Geoff Levand <geoffrey.levand@am.sony.com>.
November 19, 2017 Debian Sid