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SubjectRe: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader Reply to this message
Posted byfinaldave
Posted on10/05/05 12:46 PM



> > Could someone with some technical know-how please fill me in on the
> > incompatibility of HDLoader and Playstation games? What's the fundamental
> > difference between them and Playstation 2 games that makes them unable to play
> > off of/install to the hard drive? Does the PS2 just disable access to that
> > portion of the system when it detects a PS1 game? Is it because the system is
> > already booted up into "PS2 Mode"?
>
> Without getting too technical, the answer is yes. The PS2 has an actual PS1 CPU
> to run original PS1 games. Something about the way things are hooked up, that
> you can't access both that and the hard drive at the same time.
>
> But now that you have an XBox, there is a PSX emulator for it that will run ISOs
> off the hard drive. That's the next thing I'm going to try this week.

Much as I'm an Xbox Fanboy, the PSX emulator ain't that good, sorry :-(


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*Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  RoushiMSX10/03/05 05:23 PM
.*Re: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  Mr. Do10/03/05 06:34 PM
...Re: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  finaldave10/05/05 12:46 PM
..*Re: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  RoushiMSX10/03/05 06:55 PM
.*Re: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  EP10/03/05 06:34 PM
..*Re: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  RoushiMSX10/03/05 06:38 PM
...*Re: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  R. Belmont10/04/05 04:57 PM
....*Re: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  Fakester10/04/05 10:27 PM
.....*Re: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  R. Belmont10/05/05 10:26 AM
......*Re: Let's talk about Playstation games on the Playstation 2 and HDLoader  RoushiMSX10/05/05 06:39 PM