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Old 03-01-10, 05:49 PM   #37
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Default Re: Sony killswitch is real ALL PS3s just died.

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Old 03-01-10, 05:51 PM   #38
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Yeah, I saw reports too just now

I'm gonna start up my console now and see whats up. Here in sweden it's March 2nd now.

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Works fine from what I can tell, I dont have heavy rain yet so i cant try with that.
Got Tekken 6 that installs trophy support up on launch so thats the only thing i can think of to try with, and it too works just fine.

The only thing is, date is one day of, says March 1st, but it's March 2nd here in sweden now.
Yup, more and more people are reporting this is fixed (thank God):

http://boardsus.playstation.com/t5/P.../td-p/45322913

Also re: bolded (as posted in PS3 forums): "My 40GB PS3 is back online as of now, all trophy information is available, nothing lost. The OS Clock was reset to 4/29/2020 and an internet date and time update worked."

My work here is done......
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Old 03-01-10, 07:10 PM   #39
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My fat 80gb ps3 never went down.
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Old 03-01-10, 08:58 PM   #40
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Default Re: Sony killswitch is real ALL PS3s just died.

after some more digging found on various sites:

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The gist of the issue is that the ARM SYSCON CPU that is used to power up the front panel of the ps3, it is responsible for doing things like sleep mode, eject, RTC etc. is an old batch that sony picked up from the shelf like other manufacturers that has that calendar year bug regarding Feburary 29th on certain periods.

In other words the front system panel ARM CPU RTC is saying its Feb 29th, while your ps3 console is saying its March 1st, causing the PS3 system clock and the real time clock to desync, messing up security measures like Digital Rights management software and sometimes games that relies on clocks for whatever reason. As well as signing up to the playstation network… This CPU is always on even when your PS3 isn’t plugged

This problem is also happening with various development PS3 models as you well know, particulary the ones that has the emotion engine cpu/gpu for ps2 dev.

This is the one of the same type of CPUs that is powering up mobile devices like zune and blackberries, they have been affected with this bug, so they done some software patches. A syscon update can also fix this problem

The Slims Ps3s aren’t affected because they use a newer up to date revision on the syscon cpu that fixes this bug, except for some units which still run on the older CPU.
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after some more digging found on various sites:
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The Slims Ps3s aren’t affected because they use a newer up to date revision on the syscon cpu that fixes this bug, except for some units which still run on the older CPU.
Isn't that like saying the ps3 slim isn't effected, except when it is.
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Old 03-02-10, 04:12 AM   #42
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Isn't that like saying the ps3 slim isn't effected, except when it is.
Yes, it's like saying;

"Cat's are brown, as this exception to the rule proves"

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Old 03-02-10, 04:49 AM   #43
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That's a cool looking cat. It has nVidia eyes.
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Old 03-10-10, 09:59 AM   #44
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Default Re: Sony killswitch is real ALL PS3s just died.

I haven't fired mine up in weeks to play a game (been watching plenty of movies on it though). I've got GOW I and II on the way.

Has the problem been fixed for everyone at this point or is it still a "try it and see" scenario?
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I haven't fired mine up in weeks to play a game (been watching plenty of movies on it though). I've got GOW I and II on the way.

Has the problem been fixed for everyone at this point or is it still a "try it and see" scenario?
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