now,in this post we will try to discuss about the OPL using external hard drive or hard drive that uses USB as the connection interface hard drive to PS2 fat or slim.
To use the Open PS2 Loader version 0.8 beta (and final version of the current 0.8 release) on PS2, where the hard disk format (FAT or FAT32) and how to install a hard drive on the PS2 here's how to install games onto an external hard drive (with USBUtil), the same way that we done on the use USBAdvance already described in previous posts, so for that matter, please ,just look at previous posts for USBAdvance which could also apply to Open PS2 Loader.
Having a problem installing the hard drive and the game is clear, then the next to run the Open PS2 Loader, when running USBAdvance same way as already described in previous posts, where to run it requires MC Boot (Free mcboot).
And OPL can be run either on the PS2 that had been taking a modchip (modbo, matrix, messia, M2, etc) or not (original PS2 chip).
Once Open PS2 Loader v 0.8 beta on the PS2 is booting, then the next to the supporting installation as follows:
For the purposes of display Open PS2 Loader, then the external hard drive made some folders to accommodate the various needs support from the OPL, and create a folder can be done via the windows explorer and linux (PC), can also be done on the PS2 (with Ulaunchelf), and between the folder is :
- APPS is the folder to store applications such as UlaunchELF PS2, Codebreaker, Emulator games, SMS, etc.
- ART is the folder to store the cover images, icons, games and background.
- THM is the folder to store the various themes OPL.
- VMC is a virtual file folder to store the MC.
So ... if OPL setting stored in external hard drive, then when seen on the PS2 using ulaunch (path mass: /) after the game and some of his supporters already installed, it will load some files,like :