Nope, there is no need to have a HDD attached...To start browser SMS needs a valid interface. Read what EEUG and Hypersonic said about
Originally Posted by wast8
Relating to dvd with avi movies, start SMS with the dvd inserted (a short term solution)...for me there could be a bug that causes a hang in "reading directory..." state but since everything couldn't be done at the same time, for now this has to wait until others features implemented...
PS2 V10 NTSC / MI v1.82 / ULE 3.80 / SMS 1.7.5 / HDL 0.8 / 300G HDD