• PS3 Hacks, PS3 Tutorials , 13.12.2010
    Are you bored with the standard PS3 bootup sound? Or would like the old one back [pre-3.00fw] Well now you can thanks to Alejandro+ Jaicrab and PS3mrenigma. They have produced an app that allows writing to dev_flash.

    Also thanks to Japsander for the idea of the Epic Tune Of Success, and Comgenie for the manager XD

    And on with the tutorial.

    You’ll need to install

    Dev_flash RW Alejandro

    Comgenie’s File Manager

    XVid4PSP (on the pc obvs)

    [PART ONE]

    To get the R/W dev_flash to work, you’ll need a hex enabled with Peek&Poke. Then fire up the app. You’ll get an message saying “This program enables A Dev_Flash unit with WRITE ACCESS! It is your responsiblity! If you erase the firmware or make it brick its YOUR FAULT!” etc. Press O to enable the rewritable flash. it will go “……. Success” then it will quit, taking you back to the XMB.

    [PART TWO]

    Fire up Comgenie’s Awesome File Manager
    Scroll down to “dev_alejandro/vsh/resource/

    untill you see two files one named: coldboot_multi.ac3 and another called coldboot_stereo.ac3. These two files are what you will need to change, in order to get a custom bootup sound. Dont to anything yet…

    [PART 3]

    Grab any mp3 you want, be it from a game or whatever it doesnt matter. Load up XivD4PSP.

    You will need to trim it to around 8 seconds as it will get cut off. [like in the video] You’ll see Set Start/Set End and apply trim.

    Audio encoding AC3 640K

    Once that is done, and you are happy with your bootup sound, rename it coldboot_multi.ac3 and then the same file as coldboot_stereo.ac3. Save it, by doing Ctrl+S.

    Now, copy the files to a USB stick, you should still be in Comgenie’s Manager.

    Select 0000 (far right usb) and press select for the screen to go red. Then press O to copy the two files over, and replace them. Exit to the XMB.

    Power off your PS3, with or without your JB, and listen to your new Boot Sound.

    Another awesome tutorial brought to you by Gliitch.

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  • 61 Comments

    1. Pirate
      12-13-2010
      11:53 AM
      1

      Nice work, moved to front page

    2. GregoryRasputin
      12-13-2010
      11:56 AM
      2

      Edited ... Added Video
      And where's my thanks you big girl gliitch

    3. cuberata
      12-13-2010
      12:00 PM
      3

      THANKS, ^^ interesting

    4. Pirate
      12-13-2010
      12:03 PM
      4

      First one to add the 360 bootsound gets free candy

    5. GregoryRasputin
      12-13-2010
      12:06 PM
      5

      Originally Posted by Pirate
      First one to add the 360 bootsound gets free candy
      He was originally going to do the PS1 bootsound :D

    6. miniudavid
      12-13-2010
      12:12 PM
      6

      http://ps3custom.host.sk/

      ???????????????????????????


      Attention

      Not only have you gone off topic, you have spammed this thread with utter rubbish, the video you show, has been proven fake many times, anyone who belives it is stupid



    7. grimlord
      12-13-2010
      12:13 PM
      7

      I'm gonna put up the old, longer PS3 boot sound. I miss that one.

      But PS1 bootsound would be also cool. ^^

      I wonder if it's possible to get back the PS3 logo and tune when starting a game.

      Great mr. gliitch president man, once again. ^^

    8. gliitch
      12-13-2010
      12:23 PM
      8

      Do i get free candy now, Pirate? 360 Tune being upped to Youtube now

      Hehe, thankyou Grimlord, i will attempt that in a bit, once i find where it is stored... O_0

    9. Matthieu105
      12-13-2010
      12:24 PM
      9

      what does Peek&Poke means ? Can you do it with ipod video 5G ?

    10. miniudavid
      12-13-2010
      12:30 PM
      10

      I´m so sorry. someone from my work told me this..

    11. gliitch
      12-13-2010
      12:33 PM
      11

      What do you have to be sorry for dood? O_0 XD

    12. cookie42
      12-13-2010
      12:35 PM
      12

      Wow, this is awesome. I'm thinking either GBA or Wii startup, can't decide.

    13. GregoryRasputin
      12-13-2010
      12:37 PM
      13

      Xbox 360 video on original post

    14. stymieatl
      12-13-2010
      01:08 PM
      14

      Originally Posted by miniudavid
      http://ps3custom.host.sk/

      ???????????????????????????


      Attention

      Not only have you gone off topic, you have spammed this thread with utter rubbish, the video you show, has been proven fake many times, anyone who belives it is stupid




      Why the heck are you spamming with a site with links to SCAM surveys?

    15. peterthelemon
      12-13-2010
      01:17 PM
      15

      this is awesome, just tried it out
      YouTube - Custom Boot Sound On PS3
      thought i would demonstrate it working just for flicks and giggles
      im gonna try that thing with the font next

    16. sonicjam
      12-13-2010
      01:21 PM
      16

      Awesome some type of customization !

      Originally Posted by peterthelemon
      this is awesome, just tried it out
      YouTube - Custom Boot Sound On PS3
      thought i would demonstrate it working just for flicks and giggles
      im gonna try that thing with the font next
      good luck!

    17. phantomdibb
      12-13-2010
      01:26 PM
      17

      @gliitch I think its time to start charging for hacks etc you do, so you can get a TV thats worthy of the PS3. That Tv is like having the Hanna Montana platinum... it just should not be done!

      :D

    18. advocatusdiaboli
      12-13-2010
      01:30 PM
      18

      I would like

      • the theme tune from "True Romance" ( main part )
      • Metallica’s "Sucide & Redemption"( main theme for the tune 1m 30s or so into the track )
      • Pink Floyd’s "High Hopes" ( The part where they the grass was greener on the other side. )

    19. RichB93
      12-13-2010
      01:34 PM
      19

      Could anyone please post the original unedited audio files please?

    20. peterthelemon
      12-13-2010
      01:39 PM
      20

      there you go friend

      http://www.megaupload.com/?d=4WW3ZE3E

    21. kian2002
      12-13-2010
      01:42 PM
      21

      so if we could dump the dev flash from a 3.55 we could just run it with a little coding to activate the dev mode and we have a 3.55 custom firmware or am I way off base

    22. peterthelemon
      12-13-2010
      01:50 PM
      22

      if anyone is interested in the fonts i started a new thread.
      http://www.ps3hax.net/showthread.php...222#post144222

    23. Jayhood
      12-13-2010
      01:50 PM
      23

      Does anyone also have the old opening sound on older firmwares like 2.00?

    24. phantomdibb
      12-13-2010
      01:51 PM
      24

      @ kian2002 how would you dump dev_flash on 3.55 in the first place. Still required to be jailbroken to do it.

    25. gliitch
      12-13-2010
      02:04 PM
      25

      Im hoping to get AppleCor to work on the PS3 somehow, as that would just be freaking awesome XD

    26. kian2002
      12-13-2010
      02:36 PM
      26

      no its stored on the hd in my slim and so all you need to do is dump it with a pc

      i think lol

    27. MonkeyFeces
      12-13-2010
      02:38 PM
      27

      Dreamcast Boot :D

      http://www.sendspace.com/file/8v2bhb

    28. RichB93
      12-13-2010
      02:41 PM
      28

      Originally Posted by peterthelemon
      there you go friend

      http://www.megaupload.com/?d=4WW3ZE3E
      Many thanks

    29. MonkeyFeces
      12-13-2010
      02:47 PM
      29

      The Ps3 ding boot from 2.8 and older

      http://www.sendspace.com/file/lsob6q

    30. sonicjam
      12-13-2010
      02:47 PM
      30

      i'll probably have my mac say "Welcome, Sonicjam" and record it and then put it as my boot up sound.

    31. MonkeyFeces
      12-13-2010
      02:49 PM
      31

      If a mod or someone can make a topic for just boot sounds, that would be awesome. I would make one but i have no idea what category it falls under.


      Game cube boot

      http://www.sendspace.com/file/2zi0tl

    32. Rax909
      12-13-2010
      02:56 PM
      32

      I would do it if it wasnt that hard. I can't believe it requires all those apps. JUST to replace ONE sound.

    33. MonkeyFeces
      12-13-2010
      03:01 PM
      33

      Sega Genesis boot

      http://www.sendspace.com/file/a02z64
      ************* [ - Post Merged - ] *************

      Originally Posted by Pirate
      First one to add the 360 bootsound gets free candy
      Xbox360 boot
      http://www.sendspace.com/file/nisi5u


      Mmmmmm candy

    34. GregoryRasputin
      12-13-2010
      03:07 PM
      34

      Originally Posted by MonkeyFeces
      Sega Genesis boot

      http://www.sendspace.com/file/a02z64
      ************* [ - Post Merged - ] *************

      Xbox360 boot
      http://www.sendspace.com/file/nisi5u


      Mmmmmm candy

      Here is your thread
      http://www.ps3hax.net/showthread.php?t=16844

    35. Dillenger
      12-13-2010
      08:20 PM
      35

      Writing to Flash can be dangerous if you do not know what you are doing. Please us caution when modding Flash files.

    36. JunkygeticDUDE
      12-13-2010
      10:13 PM
      36

      Never try this with Iphone.. trust me!

    37. abuali
      12-13-2010
      10:29 PM
      37

      Original PSX startup Edited for 6 channel surround systems and 2.0 stereo
      I edit it with Nero SoundTrax to make it fit with the PS3 logo appearance so you didn't hear any cut or noise before or after it ends.

      Check it out from here
      http://www.mediafire.com/?oklxaiku69h9wci

      and a sample on youtube
      YouTube - PS3 BOOT screen mixed with original PSX startup theme, 5.1 surround available

    38. lernatix
      12-13-2010
      10:42 PM
      38

      Oh hell yeah!

      Now to hunt down a sound file of 3 obese african american women singing Suuuuuuuuuck Foooooony!

    39. KillerBug
      12-14-2010
      01:01 AM
      39

      He should have used the old Apple startup sound with that old TV!

      Sounds like we will be able to flash the jailbreak permanently soon.

    40. samson
      12-14-2010
      07:28 AM
      40

      Originally Posted by Rax909
      I would do it if it wasnt that hard. I can't believe it requires all those apps. JUST to replace ONE sound.
      its really easy to do and you only need two apps on ps3, one to mod the flash, Dev_flash RW Alejandro
      and
      Comgenie's File Manager to copy the ac3 files from usb to hdd.

      and Xvid4PSP to edit and convert the audio files on pc.

    41. cboushell
      12-14-2010
      07:14 PM
      41

      If anyone here is a Stern fan and has the ability to post the "Can I taste your juice" as the boot sound I would gladly taste your juice, just kidding. If it has to be a certain length that is longer than "Can I taste your juice" just let that chic continue talking for the boot. One of the best sound bites EVER! I want a juice tasting PS3.

      Thanks in advance,
      Chad

    42. mdmyzery
      12-14-2010
      08:16 PM
      42

      iv been trying all day to get xvid4psp to work and all i get are errors. im trying to convert the dolby digital thx sound for my boot, but had no luck. would be very thinkful if someone could post a fixed boot of this.

    43. MitchenX
      12-15-2010
      12:50 AM
      43

      I had never used any of these programs before, and you told me just what to click and what to press, and the whole thing was a breeze!

      My first bootsound is Dr. Light's computer from the opening of Megaman X on SNES. I always liked those particular bleeps.
      http://www.megaupload.com/?d=TAELTUD2

    44. samson
      12-15-2010
      08:22 AM
      44

      if anyone wants a sound converting, edit your post and include a link to a zipped mp3 or wave, i'll sort it and edit my first post on this thread.

    45. slappy420
      12-16-2010
      01:24 PM
      45

      here's excitebike for us old guys

      http://www.sendspace.com/file/q5m5w2
      ************* [ - Post Merged - ] *************
      and zelda from hyrule symphony OST

      http://www.sendspace.com/file/vpnbs4

    46. Rax909
      12-17-2010
      01:16 PM
      46

      Originally Posted by samson
      its really easy to do and you only need two apps on ps3, one to mod the flash, Dev_flash RW Alejandro
      and
      Comgenie's File Manager to copy the ac3 files from usb to hdd.

      and Xvid4PSP to edit and convert the audio files on pc.
      But that's just it. I don't have a clue what any of that means. I know what the dev_flash folder is. But I have no idea what RW Alejandro means. I'd need a full detailed tutorial on how to do this. If it's as easy as you say it is then it should be even easier to come up with a tutorial for us morons. I've never felt like such a newb in years. Had no problems with hacking my PSP or Wii and I seem to be having all sorts of trouble with Ps3.

    47. samson
      12-17-2010
      03:13 PM
      47

      Originally Posted by Rax909
      But that's just it. I don't have a clue what any of that means. I know what the dev_flash folder is. But I have no idea what RW Alejandro means. I'd need a full detailed tutorial on how to do this. If it's as easy as you say it is then it should be even easier to come up with a tutorial for us morons. I've never felt like such a newb in years. Had no problems with hacking my PSP or Wii and I seem to be having all sorts of trouble with Ps3.

      sounds to me like you should stop trying to rush things , take it slow read it twice , google or search anything you get stuck on , its better to learn under your own pace (it sticks). if it helps make notes.

      try the apps listed , do a search and read how to use them, basically help yourself more than you are. i am not doing this for giggles i am helping you by not helping because this really is not that hard, a little bit advanced for some, but still easy when you follow the tutorial.

      the only thing i hacked is a few ps2's and my ps3 , now on my jaybeed ps3 i have a custom boot sound and font.

      so even "us morons" can learn as i did

      on a side note its better to ask for help in a nice manner and not slate/put down people who have worked hard on making programs (for free) because its not easy to setup/get working ... remember we're all learning together even the people making the programs are finding new tricks every day.

      be nice and people will be nice to you.

    48. evadave
      01-08-2011
      06:55 PM
      48

      Just added HAL9000 from 2001 A Space Oddesey. I'm completely operational and all of my circuits are functioning perfectly.

    49. stantheman
      01-13-2011
      06:39 PM
      49

      Can this work on the 3.55 firmware jailbroken by Geohot?

      Comgenie's File Manager installed fine, but I'm not sure what to do with the Alejandro Flash Writer Enabler, I have a downloaded .pkg, but there's an error on install...

      If anyone can help that would be great.

    50. xAlexboyx
      01-31-2011
      10:03 AM
      50

      Is there any signed version of Mount Alejandro out ? Get an error even if i sign it on myself.

    51. laz305
      02-02-2011
      07:14 PM
      51

      ok so I'm on 3.41 using PSGroove on an iPod. How do I know if I'm using or have peek&poke?

      Ok looks like I did it right cuz I changed it, but now if I want to change it again I run that app from the XMB again and mount it?

    52. laz305
      02-03-2011
      09:52 AM
      52

      Here is Cartman wanting to play the Wii lol
      http://www.megaupload.com/?d=T839RDVT

      Here is Morpheus from The Matrix saying "Take the red pill...."
      http://www.megaupload.com/?d=PLCWYSXH

      Morpheus from The Matrix saying "Welcome, Neo. As you no doubt have guessed, I am Morpheus.
      http://www.megaupload.com/?d=IFWSJBKX

    53. laz305
      02-07-2011
      09:24 PM
      53

      Does anyone know if once you do this on 3.41 if u update to 3.55 will the sound carry over?

    54. haxxxen
      02-07-2011
      11:48 PM
      54

      nope, sorry. every new fw install brings back original files, so no custom sound on fw 3.55 right now as long as somebody will make the dev writing apps compatible for fw 3.55.

    55. colddog72
      02-08-2011
      02:52 AM
      55

      can i use blackbox to transfer my files or do i need congenie for this to work????

    56. haxxxen
      02-08-2011
      03:30 AM
      56

      you can use either. ps3ftp is faster if you want to transfer a lot files.

      but again: custom sound is only on 3.41 possible at the moment. i thought about to replace the sound file directly within the 3.55 pup but thats impossible for me as the pkgs are decrypted and i don't know in which pkg or tar file the sound is "floating around".

      damn, why do the devs of the flash apps don't make it for the cfws? if i could do it i would have done it already. that's the reason why i stay on 3.41.

    57. colddog72
      02-08-2011
      03:33 AM
      57

      Dang I thought this would work on CFW 3.55....
      ************* [ - Post Merged - ] *************
      can someone tell me more about....you'll need a hex enabled with Peek&Poke.

      just trying to understand this...thanks

    58. laz305
      02-09-2011
      06:16 PM
      58

      On a side note just updated to 3.41 CFW with np and this still works. It's funny this app is the only thing stopping me from updating lol

    59. laz305
      02-11-2011
      08:50 AM
      59

      Who do I have to beg and bribe to get this pkg signed to work on 3.55 CFW?

      Thx AsbestOS v1.4 does the job on CFW 3.55

    60. quasim
      03-01-2011
      12:44 PM
      60

      enjy give me some feedback

    61. laz305
      03-01-2011
      01:24 PM
      61

      Originally Posted by quasim
      enjy give me some feedback
      no idea what that file is suppose to be, but it saved as a .doc and was unreadable, can ya fix it?

      ok got it nm, pretty kool but.....