Half Byte Loader Rev 96 Stable Released. Huge improvements!
Wololo has released Half Byte Loader Rev 96 Stable. This version I can see everyone wanting to download asap, why? Well its much, much faster for your emulators. Just check the above video and see how much faster Mario64 is running on Daedalus R13 on the PSP Go with Half Byte Loader Rev 96. These improvements are down to JJS who recently found a way to estimate most perfectly syscalls on most models of the PSP. This means your favorite emulators for example will now run at full speed without the need for a configuration file and without Sacrificing stability. There is a slight set back, Rev 96 update doesn’t improve HBL on firmware 6.20 for the PSP 2000 and PSP3000. Read more about that from Wololo below:
JJS Recently found a way to estimate Most Perfectly syscalls on Most models of the PSP. What this means to the end user is that for example your favorite emulators will now run at full speed without the need for a configuration file, and without sacrificing stability. What This Means To The End User Is that your favorite emulators for example will now run at full speed without the need for a configuration file, and without Sacrificing stability. It also means that some homebrews will now work better (JJS mentions that Opera mini on the Java VM now works perfectly fine without stopping during the install process). Also it means clustering That Some homebrews will now work better (JJS mentions That Opera Mini on the Java VM now works Perfectly end without stopping During the install process).
There’s a small drawback though. There’s a small drawback though. This update doesn’t improve HBL on firmware 6.20 for the PSP 2000 and PSP3000. This update doesn’t Improve HBL on the PSP firmware 6.20 for 2000 and PSP3000. JJS found a way to have it work on the PSPGo 6.20, but unfortunately it relies on a trick that works only for this model. JJS found a way to have it work on the PSPGo 6.20, But Unfortunately it relies on a trick that works only for this model. I know I said a few weeks ago that it was fine to update to 6.20, and people will probably hate me for that, but hopefully we’ll make progress on these models and this firmware one day too.
You know the drill: you need 5.50, 5.55, 5.70, 6.00, 6.10 or 6.20 firmware, the Papaton 2 demo, the save game data exploit and of course HBL revision 96 stable. You can download them all below.
How to use the Half Byte homebrew loader:
- Download and install the Patapon 2 demo to your MemoryStick or /Mass Memory (PSP Go)
- Download the HBL revision 96 and copy the “hbl” directory and the “h.bin” file to memory root
- Now copy the hacked save data folder UCUS98732_DATA02 to /PSP/SAVEDATA
- Move any homebrew you want to play or try to the folder: /PSP/GAME
- Start the Patapon 2 demo and load the hacked save game, then load your homebrew from the HBL menu
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