1- Connect a USB Keyboard and Mouse to the PS3
2- From the petitboot main screen select "Quit to Shell".
3- Write "/tmp/petitboot/mnt/sda1/create_hdd_region.sh" (sda1 could be different, depending on where you connected the USB Storage Device)
4- If you get an error about path not found, write "mount" and look for the correct "sda1", "sda2", etc. Then try sub-step 3.
5- Reboot the PS3
6- If you end up in GameOS, then run "Reboot" from the XMB game column.
7- From the petitboot main screen select 'live-otheros' and press ENTER.
8- Wait for Red Ribbon RC5 Live to finish loading.
9- If asked for login it should be (user: ps3
10- Double-click the "Install Red Ribbon" icon on the desktop.
11- During partitioning you can resize the default /dev/ps3dd1 partition from to just 4GB (4096MB), It will speed up installation/formatting (all will take less than 5 mins)
12- Restart the PS3
after installation is complete.
13- If you end up in GameOS, then run "Reboot" from the XMB game column.
14- From the petitboot main screen select "Red Ribbon" (don't select live-otheros, live-asbestos or failsafe)
15- If asked for login it should be (user: ps3
*16- Go to the top-left icon on the bar and click it.
*17- Go to "Preferences->Keyboard and select these, 'Generic', 'US', 'alt international'. Click 'Apply' and ten 'Close'.
18- Open "File Manager" (second icon in the top-left bar).
19- Navigate to your USB Storage Device and copy "metldrpwn" to "/home/ps3
20- Press "ALT+CTRL+F1", this will take you to Terminal Mode.
21- Write "cd metldrpwn" and press ENTER.
22- Write "sudo +x ./run.sh" and press ENTER.
23- Write "sudo ./run.sh"
24- Press "ALT+CTRL+F7" to exit Teminal Mode.
25- Open "File Manager" (second icon in the top-left bar)
26- Navigate to /home/ps3
/ directory and copy "dump_eid0.bin" to the USB storage device.
27- Turn off your PS3
. If it reboots go into GameOS.