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Here you can find latest hack progress reports and other raw information.
-April 12, 2010
Donate for GH1 hack project!
-April 23, 2010
GH1 firmware update research
-April 19, 2010
-April 17, 2010
More info on Panasonic
-April 14, 2010
for two weeks i have been asking how to use frmcrypt.exe, it loads in win7 ...
-October 04, 2014
I've discovered this site searching for the state-of-the-art about any pentax hack. With the ...
-May 29, 2013
Just a hunch.
The last three digits are 505 for K5, and 504 for ...
-October 23, 2012
Is there a way to disable dfs on my K7 with v1.11 firmware?
-February 22, 2012
As a practical matter since you can stuff 100,000 files into a FAT32 file system, ...
-November 30, 2011
Monday, April 12, 2010
All Panasonic photo cameras use proprietary LSI chips.
CPU command set looks like NM103.
If you want to research or modify GH1, TZ5, TZ7 etc firmware here are necessary tools
My firmware manipulation tool
It allow you to strip all unnecessary info and disassembly firmware, after modification you can use same tool to make all necessary checksums.
Unfortunately this version can't recalculate big 32 byte digest at the end of firmware.
According to my information it uses double MD5.
MN103 module compiled for IDA 4.9 Free
So, you don't need to pay anything and can legally disassembly Panasonic firmware files.
Original module source author is Hitman, plus few other guys who worked on jump tables.
Disassembling comments (4)
COMMENTS [ Posted by Guillaume ,April 17, 2010 9:52 ] Great news!
Really looking forward to see what someone will come up with. [ Posted by Andy ,May 05, 2010 20:09 ] Is there any way I can get this same method to turn on the English menu in the Japanese GF1?
-Can someone help me get the same thing started for the GF1?
Andy [ Posted by Milton ,May 10, 2010 20:41 ] Full manual controls for DMC-TZ5 would really be appreciated! [ Posted by DOCKY99 ,May 23, 2010 19:39 ] Url for /ptool.zip = ERROR 404 - PAGE NOT FOUND :/