Category PS4 CFW and Hacks       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Apr 29, 2018 at 7:38 PM       20,779       31            
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Following the Manjaro Linux PS4 v2 revision and recent updates, this weekend PlayStation 4 developer masterzorag announced Steam on PS4Linux running Fedora 28 using Mesa 18.0.1 on Radeon Liverpool hardware 1116A at 4.55 Firmware alongside a demonstration video of Kodi on PS4 Linux. :cool:

As great progress has also been made with Linux on Nintendo Switch, below are some recent Tweets from masterzorag for those interested on the PS4 Linux progress, as follows:

Kodi on PS4Linux
Don't Starve Together - #PS4Linux test on CUH1216A
Euro Truck Simulator 2 - #PS4Linux test on CUH1216A
Left 4 Dead 2 - #PS4Linux test on CUH1216A
PS4 5.01 Linux Loader (WIP): https://github.com/Vultra/PS4Linux_5.01

From the README.md: PS4 5.01 Linux Loader

A simple payload that let you run Linux on your 5.01 PS4

WORKS! With XVortex *** (When Compatible for 5.01). Made by Vultra

How to build

Use https://github.com/xvortex/ps4-payload-*** to compile it. You also need to compile https://github.com/fail0verflow/ps4-kexec and place kexec.bin & kernel.elf into this folder. Compile kexec with make CFLAG='-DPS4_5_01 -DKASLR -DNO_SYMTAB'. (Note: DPS4_5_01 has not been added to kexec)

How to use

You need a FAT32 formatted (Mac OS) / Windows USB drive plugged in on any PS4's USB port with the following files on the root directory : bzImage and initramfs.cpio.gz. You can download them here.

Then you will need to send the payload (PS4-Linux-Loader-Vultra.bin) to your PS4. For that go to your PS4 web browser, go to 4.55 Exploit and send the payload to your PS4 using netcat or other.

For 4.05:

-- Port MN864729 transmitter in Linux for a working video output on newer PS4 (WIP). +https://github.com/valentinbreiz/PS4-Linux-Loader

For PS4 4.55:
For PS4 Pro:
Credits and links

Thanks to Specter, valentinbreiz.

Useful links:
:arrow: Below are some RPCS3 emulator videos from SOUNDTRICK on YouTube via deadfortoday:

SoulCalibur IV RPCS3 ON PS4 LINUX
Dragon Quest Builders RPCS3 ON PS4 LINUX
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch RPCS3 ON PS4 LINUX
PS4 LINUX GTA IV WINDOWS GAMES ON PS4 LINUX WINE HQ LINUX
PS4 Manjaro Install
PS4 LINUX LOADER INJECTED FROM THE PS4 [ NO COMPUTER ] PS4-Linux-Loader.bin OFFLINE

Kodi and Steam on PS4 Linux at 4.55 Firmware by Masterzorag.jpg
 

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shimon albo

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The driver work, but it's not full driver that can use all the potential of the GPU.
glxgears: 2700fps
Dolphins: less than 1fps
PCSX2: 30-50fps on Kingdom Hearts 2 FM+
Cemu: the game launch but with black screen
Wine Astroneer: 10-15fps
Blender: can't launch without llvm 6.0
 
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