Well,... I hoped you didnīt paid too much (~price of the MC itself), since FMCB is free.
Originally Posted by spl
One of both naturally is wrong.
I have a 7 series PAL slim PS2 and FreeMcBoot comes up fine but when I insert a patched disc it just takes me to a black screen with nothing else.
It only could be a Slim-PS2 (SCPH 70xxx-90xxx), OR a V7 (SCPH-39xxx --> FAT PS2).
Seems, youīve used a wrong programm to create your ISO, or you re-builded it in the wrong way.
I used ImgBurn to backup my original DVD game (Ys: The Ark of Napishtim) and then patched with the ESR patcher 0.24a.
I then check inside the image in windows and it displays VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS instead of the normal layout.
I burnt this image back with ImgBurn and it displays the directory tree on the burnt disc as it was originally (ie. no VIDEO_TS and no AUDIO_TS) - not sure if this is correct or not.
...or you got the Image from the Internet and didnīt read it on your own,...
Windows shows the ISO-Filesystem, when a disc contains both filesystems.
Thus, it will never show the VIDEO_TS-Folders normally, because the ISO-Filesystem isnīt patched, but only the UDF one.
There are three possibilities.
Anyway it just gives me a black screen and I tried this with another original DVD also and nothing.
1. The game(s) is(/are) not compatible to ESR.
2. The burned result is at fault (be it because of worse media-quality, bad burner, bad burner-settings, BAD ISO, or whatever...).
3. The PS2 is at fault, so for example simply canīt read it.
I strongly recommend, that you re-read the ISO from your game with a programm, it is reported to work.
When I remove the memory card all together and just try to load the disc from the PS2 browser it does the SAME THING! No "Please insert a disc" or DVD video mode just a black screen.... What am I doing wrong?????
Youīve mentioned IMGBurn, that you say you used for making a backup of your original DVD.
Well,... IMG-Burn correctly reads both, the ISO- and the UDF-FS and also Memento/ESR-Patcher is able to patch ISOs made with this programm correctly, so my assumption is (even thought youīve mentioned something different), that you in fact did load a corrupted ISO (or at least one, which didnīt follow the PS2-DVD-Standard).
Itīs hard to differ between the normal 3 ESR-Versions, just by looking at the size thought, but you will see the difference, between ESR-GUI and one of those 3 Mini-ESRs.
I don't know what version of ESR is on the card since I did not load it myself - how can I check this?
Thanks for any help.
Btw.: It might be simply a fault at your end, or maybe Iīm simply wrong.
Iīm not saying you necessarily did download the game, but it is one of the possibilities.
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