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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: July 18th, 2020, 3:08 am
by Matt
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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.15->2.6.16]~|
  ========================================
   - [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

Posted: September 9th, 2020, 5:10 pm
by Matt
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
                [email protected]

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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

Posted: September 12th, 2020, 2:00 am
by Matt
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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.17->2.6.18]~|
  ========================================
   - [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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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: September 21st, 2020, 11:12 pm
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.19

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 19 (21/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.18->2.6.19]~|
  ========================================
   - [Bug Fix] 'Fastboot on Midboot' fixed.
   - [Improvement] 3D models are now only loaded when required (assists with lowering boot times).
   
  [Fastboot Changes]
   - Stability improvements.

  * Fastboot is now V2.9 *
  
  [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - "Adidas Power Soccer" fixed.
   - "Advanced Variable V.G 2" fixed.
   
  * ARM is now V2.7.5 *
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: September 26th, 2020, 1:50 am
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.20

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 20 (26/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.19->2.6.20]~|
  ========================================
   - Update for the ARM Version 2.7.6 release (no changes to the Menu System).
  
    [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - All modchip detection based titles fixed.
   - Interrupt and command timing changes.
   
  * ARM is now V2.7.6 *
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: October 17th, 2020, 7:12 pm
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.21

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 21 (17/OCTOBER/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.20->2.6.21]~|
  ========================================
   - [Improvement] Added start-up verbose messages.
   - [Improvement] "Fastboot" renamed to "Fastboot on System Boot".
   - [Improvement] "Fastboot on Midboot" renamed to "Fastboot on Game Boot".
   - [Improvement] Added the ability to enable or disable progressive scanning.
   - [Improvement] Added a new option to disable automatic alphabetical sorting of folders on bootup.
   - [Improvement] Changed the layout of the items in the options menu slightly.
   
    [Fastboot Changes]
   - Fixed a bug where SCPH-1000 (PU-7) PlayStation's would crash at
     the BIOS shell when "Fastboot on Game Boot" was set to "No".

  * Fastboot is now V3.0 *
	 
    [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - "Fighting Force" fixed.
   - "Gex: Enter the Gecko" fixed.
   - "Killing Time" fixed.
   - "Resident Evil 2" fixed.
   - "Resident Evil 3" fixed.
   
  * ARM is now V2.7.7 *
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: October 20th, 2020, 6:11 am
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.22

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 22 (20/OCTOBER/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.21->2.6.22]~|
  ========================================
   - [Bug Fix] The 'Progressive Scan', 'Sound Effects' and 'Logo Popup' options now reset to their defaults correctly.
   - [Bug Fix] "SaGa Frontier" will now boot if the "PlayStation Logo Popup" option is set to "Off".
  
  * ARM is now V2.7.8 *
  
    [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - "Resident Evil 2 & 3" fixed.
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: October 21st, 2020, 5:51 am
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.23

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 23 (21/OCTOBER/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.22->2.6.23]~|
  ========================================
   - Update for the ARM Version 2.7.9 release (no changes to the Menu System).

  * ARM is now V2.7.9 *
  
    [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - "Gex" fixed.
   - "Mad Panic Coaster" fixed.
   - "Resident Evil 2 & 3" fixed.
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: October 24th, 2020, 5:49 am
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.24

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 24 (24/OCTOBER/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.23->2.6.24]~|
  ========================================
   - Update for the ARM Version 2.7.10 release (no changes to the Menu System).
   
  * ARM is now V2.7.10 *
  
    [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - "Dino Crisis 2" fixed.
   - "Vigilante 8" 'Track 12' looping fixed.
   - "Fighting Force" poor frame rate fixed.
   - "Advanced Variable V.G" music fixed.
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: October 31st, 2020, 10:08 pm
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.25

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 25 (31/OCTOBER/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.24->2.6.25]~|
  ========================================
   - [Improvement] Added the controller type which was detected to the 'System Diagnostics'.
   - [Improvement] Changed the CPU and GPU load on the 'System Diagnostics' window to an average computation output.
   
  * ARM is now V2.7.11 *
  
    [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - CDDA audio playback issue fixed for "Advanced Variable V.G".
   - 'CdlReadN' & 'CdlReadS' retry loops adjusted and the seeking status now always resets.
   - 'CdlPause' timing adjustments.
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: November 8th, 2020, 11:19 pm
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.26

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 26 (08/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.25->2.6.26]~|
  ========================================
   - [Improvement] The wallpaper will now only load when the option is actually enabled.

  * ARM is now V2.7.12 *

    [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - Resetting will not longer prevent the PlayStation from booting.
   - "Resident Evil 3" will no longer freeze on PU-7 PlayStation models.
   - "Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style" will now boot.
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: November 11th, 2020, 7:13 pm
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.27

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 27 (11/NOVEMBER/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.26->2.6.27]~|
  ========================================
   - Update for the ARM Version 2.7.13 release (no changes to the Menu System).

  * ARM is now V2.7.13 *

    [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - Fixed a bug where the end MSF of disc images was not readable.
   - "Parasite Eve" will no longer freeze after the watching the credits.
   - "Olympic Soccer" will no longer freeze when it loads to the main menu.
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Re: [LOCKED] Official PSIO Firmware Update Thread

Posted: December 16th, 2020, 5:15 pm
by Matt
New Menu System V2.6.28

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______________________________________________________________
 PSIO Menu System - Version 2.6, Build 28 (16/DECEMBER/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
                [email protected]

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  ========================================
  |~[Recent Changes from 2.6.27->2.6.28]~|
  ========================================
   - [Bug Fix] The 'Psychopad K.O' controller now works correctly.
   - [Bug Fix] Fixed a rare bug with certain MULTITAP models not working correctly.

  * ARM is now V2.7.14 *

    [ARM Firmware Changes]
   - "Buster Bros. Collection" no longer freezes at a black screen when starting.
   - "F1 2000" no longer restarts at the red screen.
   - "Final Fantasy Anthology - Final Fantasy VI" no longer freezes during certain battles.
   - The "Tomb Raider 3" demo in "Fighting Force (V1.1) [NTSC]" now exits okay.
   - "Star Wars-Episode I - Jedi Power Battles" will no longer randomly corrupt XA playback.
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