[LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Post by Matt » July 18th, 2020, 3:08 am

New Menu System V2.6.16 (which includes ARM V2.7.3).

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  PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 16 (18/JULY/2020)
  Copyright 2010-2020 Cybdyn Systems. All Rights Reserved.

                      http://ps-io.com/

 The use of this firmware on cloned PSIO hardware is illegal.
  If you know of someone using this firmware on cloned PSIO
            hardware, please email us directly at
                contact@cybdyn-systems.com.au.

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  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.15->2.6.16]~|
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   - [Bug Fix] When using 'Midboot' as the 'EXTDSP' mode, the PlayStation now resets the entire system hardware (fixes "Time Crisis").
   - [Bug Fix] When a Lightgun is connected and a controller is in port 2, the pop-up keyboard no longer behaves strange when holding 'L2' or 'R2' and then navigating.
   - [Improvement] A warning message will now show for "Grind Session [NTSC]" when attempting to play it on a [PAL] PlayStation.
   - [Improvement] The scrolling speed has been reduced and the overall flow was improved to behave more gradiently.
   - [Improvement] When 'fast-scrolling' with 'L2' or 'R2', the scroller now moves in sections of 4 instead of 2.
   - [Improvement] When holding down 'L2' or 'R2' to 'fast-scroll', the scrolling sound effect is now muted.
   - [Improvement] The keyboards scrolling speed has been reduced.
   
  [Fastboot Changes]
   - The PlayStation now reboots when executing a game (fixes "Time Crisis").
   - Fixed a bug where sometimes Fastboot would take longer than usual to boot up.
   
  [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - Fixed "Chicken Run [PAL]".
   - Command timing adjustments.
   - SD Card swapping will no longer crash the system.
   - Reduced the amount of delay in the interrupt handler by 2 clock cycles.
   
  * ARM is now V2.7.3 *
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Post by Matt » September 9th, 2020, 5:10 pm

New Menu System V2.6.17 (which includes ARM V2.7.4 and FPGA DTY6 07/08/2020).

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 17 (09/SEPTEMBER/2020)
  Copyright 2010-2020 Cybdyn Systems. All Rights Reserved.

                      http://ps-io.com/

 The use of this firmware on cloned PSIO hardware is illegal.
  If you know of someone using this firmware on cloned PSIO
            hardware, please email us directly at
                contact@cybdyn-systems.com.au.

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.16->2.6.17]~|
  ========================================
   - [Bug Fix] If a large amount of games were on the SD Card, the system memory was being trashed.
   - [Bug Fix] If a game was using a dedicated EXTDSP mode file, that setting was used on other games when selecting another game.
   - [Bug Fix] The controller interrupt in the kernel is now cleared and reset on bootup.
   - [Bug Fix] Fixed a 'VSync timeout' and 'CD timeout' bug when booting by 'Midboot' (considerably speeds up game launching).
   - [Bug Fix] PlayStation GPU detection added (will disable the wallpaper on older GPU models to assist with maintaining 60 FPS).
   - [Bug Fix] If 'Fastboot' was disabled and a game was booted via 'Midboot', the PlayStation would execute the full Sony BIOS bootup and games would have no XA or CDDA audio.
   - [Bug Fix] "SaGa Frontier" would boot to a black screen when 'Quick Starting'.
   - [Improvement] Updated the 'System Diagnostics' information window.
   - [Improvement] The 'Show Filesizes' option is now 'Fastboot on Midboot'.
   - [Improvement] The 'D-Cache' and 'I-Cache' are now cleared when booting a game.
   - [Improvement] You can now enable the CD-ROM drive when selecting 'Go to the PlayStation BIOS' from the 'Options'.
   
  [Fastboot Changes]
   - Fixed a major bug in the way that the PlayStation kernel was being setup.
   - Sped up the RAM clearing function by reducing the amount of instructions per cycle.
   
  [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - "Brave Saga 1" fixed.
   - "Brave Saga 2" fixed.
   - "Jackie Chan: Stuntmaster" fixed.
   - "Mortal Kombat Trilogy" now resumes playing CDDA audio after un-pausing the game.
   - "Road & Track Presents: The Need for Speed" fixed.
   - "Roswell Conspiracies - Aliens, Myths & Legends" fixed.
   - "Starblade Alpha" fixed.
   - Interrupt handler delays removed.
  
  * ARM is now V2.7.4 *
  
  [FPGA Firmware Changes]
   - CD-ROM results buffer handling improved.
   - Double-buffering pre-load address improved.
   
  * FPGA is now DTY6 07/08/2020 *
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Post by Matt » September 12th, 2020, 2:00 am

New Menu System V2.6.18.

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 18 (12/SEPTEMBER/2020)
  Copyright 2010-2020 Cybdyn Systems. All Rights Reserved.

                      http://ps-io.com/

 The use of this firmware on cloned PSIO hardware is illegal.
  If you know of someone using this firmware on cloned PSIO
            hardware, please email us directly at
                contact@cybdyn-systems.com.au.

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  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.17->2.6.18]~|
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   - [Bug Fix] If the 'Background Music' was set to 'Off', no 'Sound Effects' would work (even if they were enabled).
   - [Bug Fix] If the 'Background Music' was set to 'Off' and then a new 'Background Music' was selected, the PlayStation would freeze.
   
  [Fastboot Changes]
   - When 'Fastboot on Midboot' was 'Off' in the Menu System, games would not play XA/CDDA.
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