1.the question of adding "ram" to the ps2 had been raised awhile ago, and was a resounding no, I seem to remember.
2.SNES can be run from hdd or mc, however cannot access those locations to search for roms. that would be cool to have an elf that contained boot info for a particular game, like the pocketsnes idea. don't know of one though. several very nice snes pc emu's out there.
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