Jeff Rubenstein replied on July 2, 2008 at 4:41 pm to the following blog post : "so what about people who already have 2.40 installed?" Jeff's responce : "We've received no reports of hardware issues following a successful install."
That all BS. mine install correctly, and that when the problem happen. But now I have a new HDD and it works perfect. It even run a lot faster because of the RPM on my new hDD
In otherwords yours didn't install correctly, thats why you had the problems.
and had the PS3 crash once and the sound disappear once other than that no probs
yeah i downloaded my successfully and with out a hitch i got a crash when i used the in game xmb to quit a game and go to the store... my question is what about those of us who have 2.40, when they fix it will it be 2.41 so that we get the fixes or will it just be re-released as 2.40 and we will have to find a way to get the fixes?
@the hater. I heard you shouldn't change the RPM when you upgrade your hard drive. You say it's working better at 7200rpm?
A lot of this is FUD spread by Kotaku, and the 360 fanboys latchign on to it according to NeoGAF.
yeah i installed it fully and everythings fine. playing MGS4....49 knife kills........ PSN: MikeG115
Gamepro and a couple other game sites did benchmarks a while back on the effects of HDD speeds on the PS3 and found that a 7200RPM HDD barely makes a difference, a second faster here and there, but that's it, not much improvement. And the 2.40 has worked fine on the 4 different peoples PS3 that I've asked. And they all downloaded their updates during the 1st hour of release and they all said that it downloaded quickly. Yet the 360 on the other hand, I am on my 4th, and everybody else I know is at least on their 2nd or higher, and mad people on my friends list have had their 360s RROD (probably at least 60 sixty people or more). And I've seen a few of these guys lose their 360 on firmware updates. Yet i have yet to see one PS3 mess up yet. So i dont know.
on this site even have these problems???
It happened to one person out of about 50+ Ps3 owners on another forum i post on, still he rung sony and he will get a new Ps3 from them tomorow or Friday. So he can't moan about the customer service
works great for me! COD4 online was fine.. not really sure what this "problem " is...
im so glad mine was fine installing
Mine works fine. Which is a shocker since I have the worst luck in the world for these kind of things.
I have the same problem if something can go wrong even if it happens to .0001% of people itll happen to me... Example the birth control shot supposed to be what 99% effective well guess who that lucky 1% is... not complaining in the slightest i love my daughter all im saying is i have the worst luck on these type things to
And mine works fine 120GB(20GB model). Although I had to download the firmware from the web and install it via usb drive. It kept hanging up when I tried to download it from my PS3.
I downloaded it on usb, but I can't get it to download on my PS3. How do you do it? I downloaded it on a usb drive, plugged it into the PS3, then went to update system and clicked "via media outlet" or whatever it says, but it says that nothing is there.
You'l have to double check on google, but I suspect it needs to be in a PS3 folder or something.
needs to be in a ps3 folder, and inside the ps3 folder you need UPDATE folder. Then you should be all set for your ps3 to find it when you upgrade it.
works fine. and before the update streaming mp4 used to stutter now they all play fine.
I installed mine from PS3 directly. And its work perfectly.
i installed right when it was launched
only issue i had was i messaged someone but it sent the message to another person. happened only that one time though. other than that i've played games, watched a movie, listened to music, browsed a few photos and checked trophies of friends with no problems yet.
I guess it's not safe to drink and send messages at the same time... :)
No qualms so far.
Damage control... This must be hell for them I would blaim Sony for trying to keep this on the down low before the media has at it. Good thing Sony had this guy's support now that Sony has had enough time after removing the update *with some help* figuring out this probelm now Sony can go ahead and make the update available again ;)
I can just about understand what your saying...jeez it must be late...
i ask you a question on a previous ps3 Post but you didnt answer me.. again, can you please, please explain to me WHY are you in EVERY SINGLE PS3 NEWS? I really can't just dismiss it as simply HATRED, so please, I'm begging you to please tell me, why you feel the need to be in every PS3 NEWS on here????? still waiting
Sit around and watch the phone, but no one's calling Call me pathetic, call me what you will My mother says to get a job But she don't like the one she's got When masturbation's lost its fun You're f*king lonely.
Well I can't even get FW 2.40 right now, so technically mine isn't installed correctly. But I don't have any games that supports trophies, so I guess I have no need to worry right now. Just waiting for Uncharted to be patched (and hopefully MGS4).
This same thing happened on a much smaller scale with the 2.0 update. It is purely corrupt data due to server congestion, nothing more. The reason there's more problems is because there's 6 million more PS3s since 2.0 and that's 6 million more people jamming the servers when they saw that glorious message telling them there was a firmware update. This was the most anticipated thing Sony has released so far, so naturally the server was dogpiled by millions of rabid PS3 owners who weren't expecting it until, well probably about now. Sony probably should have waited until later in the day or released it regionally to avoid this, but what can you do!? Mine works perfectly fine, but if yours is "bricked" don't worry, your PS3 hardware is A-ok. Sony will figure a work-around so you don't have to send it in to tech. Most likely it will involve a USB thumb drive acting as a boot disk with a rollback driver. I'm sure that's the last thing Sony wants to do(DarkAlex will be pleased though), but they will if they have to. Just be patient, I apologize to all you PS3 owners that were affected by this that I was part of the bandwidth bottleneck, and I hope Sony fixes you guys up soon.
How do you get corrupt data? There's usually some sort of data/crc checking. The PS3 shouldn't install firmware unless the signature matches or something.
tester that's the bug they were talking about a while earlier before completing the DL the PS3 checks the data but the bug didn't allow it to, hence the % jump
Its like an unknown thing. People that say they have the glitch just say it freezes. But like what freezes? The update, your entire ps3? I have 11 friends and 2 ps3s! None of them froze. Nor did any of my friends ps3s!
No problems here!
well said proArchy should ease some peoples problems with that
who is proArchy? i mean does he work for sony? cause he said "Just be patient, I apologize to all you PS3 owners that were affected by this that I was part of the bandwidth bottleneck, and I hope Sony fixes you guys up soon." just curious btw
No, I don't work for or have ties to Sony besides being a gamer. I was simply sharing my opinion with this forum. I had small freezing issues like this following the 2.00 update. Not to the point where my PS3 wouldn't boot, but it would occasionally freeze doing random things. I attributed it to the problems I had when downloading the 2.00 update. I used a wireless connection and had some downloading troubles. When they released 2.10 or whatever it was a while later I used a wired connection to download it (and every one since), and I haven't seen those problems again. I didn't mean to come off like I was speaking for Sony. What I meant by "I was part of the bandwidth bottleneck" was that, just like many others, I was right on top of the firmware update as soon as it went live, and the bombarded servers are most likely to blame for this. Sorry for the confusion.
im thinking it was probaly caused by to many download at once i mean think about it the rumor that 2.4 hase in-game been going on for month and when people heard july 2nd they just stayed up waiting for it and bamm a sh1t load of people downloading causeing some sort of bug or something
I have no problems. I installed mine this morning and it went by pretty fast.
For me. Glad i got it last night before they took it off for download.
I've asked people all day on COD4 if anyone had problems, and it seems The only people complaining are the xbox fan boys that dont even have a ps3. Hahahaha, this is freaking hillarious.
Both of mine work fine. No problems here so far.
Click Agree if don't have a problem.
its the later models that are having issues. I bet most Sony fans on this Site have 60 gig model that are working perfectly. Or This problem is really is for a few isolated few. In any case. Its good for Sony to adrress this ASAP.
It is completely unrelated to the HDD size or Model, it seems to be related to what stuff you put on the HDD, speaking of certain custom Themes etc. Otherwise formating your HDD would not simply "repair" the issue.
mine went in fine last night and is really nice so far. I feel bad for those with issues.
I got my 60 gig PS3 roughly 4 months after launch and I'm not experiencing any problems with the 2.4 update. Nothing's perfect especially a huge update like this one. Good luck to those who have problems.
Well, mine installed correctly and I haven't had any issues. I was getting a little worried at first, but I backed up my game saves just in case because if something was to happen I want to be prepared. But, it sounds like Sony should release a patch or something. It's almost getting a little ridiculous because after a new firmware update for the PS3, something like this happens.
I brought mines last year after E3 when they were getting rid of the 60 gig for good.
Grabbed my update after release installed fine i have a 40gig model. Played BFBC online 3 hrs after ok and all last nite too for about 5 hrs still no probs. Still worried though seeming sony pulled the 2.40 update.
owells stuff in update was never a want for me so meh~ i can wait.
mines working fine for me.
I have a PAL 40gb system(250gb hdd) and FW 2.40 works perfectly. When i downloaded it it didnt go to 100% and neither when i installed it but it works like a charm. Must be a bug with checking and verifying the data?
no problems here i think its bs
Ofcourse its bs. Its probably little kids that got a fuking loading bar and they think the game froze when its actually loading :S. I havent got a single problem since the FW, so far ive played SSHD ,COD4, RSV2, FIFA 08.
lol mines workin fine
I HONESTLY DONT KNOW ANYBODY THAT HAD A PROBLEM I ASKED EVERYBODY ON MY FRIENDS LIST AND EVERYBODY IS RUNNING 2.40 JUST FINE I HAVNEN'T SEEN ANYBODY ON HERE. SOMEONE ABOVE ME SAID IT BEST THE ONLY PEOPLE THAT HAVE THIS PROBLEM ARE THE XBOX FANSISSYS THAT DONT HAVE A PS3... I COULD BE WRONG..
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