im getting the same error msg and have the original ps3, have you found a way to fix it?
i have been getting the same problem i tried the safe mode and still preparing after 14 hours so let me know if yoo find away to fix it .
i did the system storage is corrupted download but after i do the download my tv goes blank
My file system messed up too. when i was loading something up, it was taking an extreamly long time, si i unpluged it. next time i turned the system on, it said the file system was corrrupted and will be restored. i clicked ok and it evetually loaded to 100%. then the screen went black for a long time. then i got the same message, the file system is corrupted and will be restored. i clicked it again and it did the same thing. it's been doing this like a never ending cycle. i then went to the and my safe mode and clicked rebuild database and it's taking forever. i really have no idea what to do. i cant access the main menu or anything. i really love sony and my ps3. i need help plz:Help
mines just done the same and ive the slim ps3! im not happy and need me ps3 im lost without it ive not tried safe mode. ive just unplugged everything atm