Originally Posted by corrosivefrost
This is true. You can't swap the internal PS3 hard drive out if you've upgraded to 3.56 until a new firmware is released -- whether that be an update to 3.56 or a new fw entirely (3.57).
If your PS3 is still working, your external drive should still show up, providing it showed up before the 3.56 update was applied (meaning that the drive is properly formatted to FAT32 and thus is recognizable by the PS3 OS).
I will try the external in a bit, this is fucking bullshit i cant put a bigger HDD in MY ps3, goddamn pirates are ruining it for everyone those bums