Developer BwE has updated his application BwE NOR Validator that is used for checking / verifying your NOR Dumps. There have been two recent updates in the past several days and you can view the changes in the official changelog below. Developer BwE has stated this could be the final version of this application for the time being. Checkout all the changes and details in the official changelog below.
1.28 – 15/05/2013: completely rewritten cvtrm validation + added more validations to it, upgraded/perfected entropy (possibly final version, unless adding firmware revisions/new consoles)
1.25 – 13/05/2013: added entropy check for metldr/bootldr (possibly final version, unless adding firmware revisions/new consoles)
1.24 – 06/05/2013: added more information to suit newly discovered ps3 data, improved validation, added a tip for bad md5′s, removed version forcing
1.23 – 29/04/2013: improved validation, added 4.41 ofw information
1.22 – 16/04/2013: added 115 more validations + changed statistic range for bootldr + other small boring changes
1.21 - 11/04/2013: patch3 error fix.
1.20 – 10/04/2013: added new console data, removed 3.56 patch (replaced with 4.40), added protection against using old validator, changed corruption check (again!), added quick info for console.
1.19 - 09/04/2013: changed metldr statistic range, minver check (to suit refurbished ps3s), corruption changes
1.18 – 08/04/2013: upgraded cisd/cell_ext_nor_area/metldr validations to suit unique metldr.2 revision, changed corruption output (again).
1.17 – 08/04/2013: changed repetition check, changed corruption output, bugfix
1.16 – 02/04/2013: added rogero’s 4.40
patch, changed options, added 25+ md5′s, changed stats range and id check
1.15 – 25/03/2013: added 4.40 ofw information and optimised some code
1.14 - 19/03/2013: improved validation of the flash-region table
1.13 – 18/03/2013: better handling for metldr.2, more id detections and md5s, added byte reversal option for experimenting with E3.
1.12 – 16/03/2013: md5 bug fix, changed id detections and general improvements
1.11 – 08/03/2013: improved patching structure, added 3 musketeers patch (3.56 patching), code optimisation
1.10 – 04/03/2013: added 25+ validations + changed results & outputs + bugfix
1.09 - 02/03/2013: improved corruption checks for metldr/bootldr + more validations + old coreos bug fix (again) + changed some results
1.08 – 29/02/2013: added timeout for version check + added 16bit corrupt sequence check + fixed long outputs + fixed metldr ident bug + changed some warning/danger results + changed 00/ff results
1.06 – 27/02/2013: fixed bug when handling old coreos versions + fixed .self md5 list
1.05 - 25/02/2013: added approx 220 more validations + changed statistic ranges + latest version check + fixes to metldr/bootldr
1.02 - 22/02/2013: more md5′s & authid checks + changed some results.
1.01 – 16/02/2013: authid check bugfix
1.00 - 15/02/2013: first public release