Pentru ca iar trebuie sa ma interesez de termenii aferenti (sa fac update sa pot juca AC Rogue), mai bine fac un copy paste sanatos si stiu pe viitor unde sa ma uit :
Sursa : www.se7ensins.com/forums/threads/complete-ofw-cfw-dex-sex-mfw-ps3-collection.926317/
I would like to present my OFW, CFW, DEX, SEX, MFW PS3 Collection!
(Please take note on what these mean and understand them before proceeding any further)
OFW = Original Firmware from Sony
CFW / CEX = Custom firmware, a professionally modified open PS3 firmware
DEX = A DEBUG Firmware (Developer) only test / debug PS3 consoles
SEX = Kiosk / Demo Firmwares information on all PS3 versions
MFW = User-Created Custom Firmware
PlayStation 3 - The game console that brought us all here, also abbreviated as PS3.
Cell - Also known as Cell Broadband Engine Architecture and abbreviated CBEA or Cell BE, this is the processing brain of the PS3.
CEX - This is a retail machine.
CFW - Custom Firmware.
Cinavia - A system implemented in Official Firmware 3.10, this was an effort to stop PS3 owners playing Pirated/Backed Up movies, those on MFW/CFW can install a Homebrew App to bypass this.
CRL - Certificate Revoke List.
DEX - This is a Debug machine.
DualShock 3 - Sony later released this PS3 Control pad, that has the Rumble Function, they were able to implemet Rumble when they settled with Immersion.
Emotion Engine - Also known as EE, this was the Graphical heart of all PS2's and was in the first released PS3's and later removed due to cost cutting and replaced by Software Emulation.
DISC.SFO - File to force you to use the original disc of the installed HDD Game.
EBOOT - This file is present in all PS3 games, it contains various information, during the 3.55MFW/CFW days, patches would have been released for eBoots signed with newer Keys/SDK, so that they could be playable on 3.55
ELF - ELF means Executable and Linkable Format, this type of file is present in or used on PSP, PS2 and PS3.
IDPS - ID Per System (Thanks Kamel and zecoxao).
ISO - Also known as ISO Image, this is like a RAR file which combines the contents of a Disc(CD/DVD/Blu-Ray) into a single file, used on CFW PS3's for PS1/PS2/PSP and PS3 Games.
lv0ldr - Level 0 Loader aka Boot Loader aka bootldr.
lv0 - Level 0.
lv1.self - Level 1 Secure ELF.
MFW - Mod Firmware.
NAND/NOR - The PS3's flash
Nonce - Number + Once = unique random number
PARAM.HIS - display the changelog of the game/homebrew from xmb.
PARAM.PFD - File used for secure the ps3 save data.
PARAM.SFO - File which contains settings/parameters around/about the game such xmb in game, remote play, resolution, fw min game should use, region deny...
PKG - This is a package file, it is used to install games or software/homebrew.
PlayStation Plus/PS+ - This is a premium service for PSN, it gives subscribers free games, discounts on games and early access to betas.
PPE - Power Processing Element, the PS3 has one of these, which contains 8 SPE's.
PS3_DISC.SFB - File used for activate sub-folder of the game such update, theme, and others.
PS3UPDAT.PUP - This is the firmware file, that you use to update your console.
PSL1GHT - Open Source Version of Sony PS3 SDK.
PSN - PlayStation Network.
PUP - Playstation Update Package.
RCO - file that contains icons, text and sound that appears on xmb but can not be modify from theme.
Remote Play - PSP, PSVITA, PC or phone used as sound/video monitor and controller for PS3. Different resolutions are available but not all the games are compatible.
Revoke - To void the validity
RLOD - Red Light Of Death.
RSOD - Red Screen Of Death.
RSX - Also called Reality Synthesizer, this is the Graphical heart of all PS3's.
SDK - Software Development Kit.
SELF - Secure ELF.
SEN - Sony Entertainment Network.
SEX - This is a shop/demo machine.
Sixaxis - This was the first control pad released with the PS3, it was missing the Rumble Function, they had to remove the Rumble Function due to loosing a lawsuit with Immersion.
SKU - Stock Keeping Unit.
SPE - Synergistic Processing Elements.
SPU - Synergistic Processing Unit.
Themes - Can be dynamic and/or with different backgrounds. You can create your own theme on OFW.
VMC - Virtual Memory Card - This is used for PS2 saves on the PS3.
VME - Virtual Memory Card Export.
XMB - Xross Media Bar - Graphical Interface User designed as a cross. Used on the OS on PSX, PSP and PS3 and few other Sony Products.
YLOD - Yellow Light Of Death.