Everything will work with a composite cable. The software itself cannot determine the type of cable connected anyway.
If you get a black screen (Opposed to "No signal" detected by your TV set), it's probably a freeze up. This usually happens if your console has a modchip that interferes with homebrew software. Try disabling your modchip if you have one installed.
SCPH-10000 S. MINOKAMO v1.01 (Defunct)
SCPH-10000 S. KISARAZU v1.00 (faulty)
SCPH-15000 S. KOHDA (With warranty seal!) :D
DESR-5100 S. EMCS