I'm sure that it would be nice to have LAN support, but I'm busy right now. OPL does a wonderful job with LAN support right now anyway.
Originally Posted by SkyNet
The same thing goes for VMC.
I want to spend my remaining time right now to enjoy some things before I lose my rights to do so lol... but never say never though.
Anyone else is welcome to start writing another plugin for PS2ESDL, although I think that some architectural changes have to be made if support for other formats (Other than the PS2ESDL, USBExtreme and ISO9660 disc images).
Just for the spread of correct knowledge: although the PS2's iLink port is IEEE1394A-2000 compliant, it cannot transfer data that quickly because it lacks DMA support for now and the IOP is really too slow to read and write data faster than 4MB/s.
The Ethernet hardware, on the other hand, has DMA support and can push around 5+MB/s in my tests. Unfortunately, the PS2 seems to be hopeless at remaining stable at those speeds.
And yes, the PS2 has OHCI USB hardware, and it's maximum supported speed is 12Mbit/s since it is USB 1.1 compliant.
But on the contrary to some information I have come across on the Internet, it does have DMA support since the USB OHCI specification (more or less) requires the hardware to read and write directly to system RAM on it's own.
It might, or might not.
Originally Posted by squallff8
Frankly, don't get your hopes too high about the iLink support.
The only known supported chipset is still the Oxford 934 chipset. Other chipsets may or may not work, so you have to take that risk.
Unmodified SCPH-77006 with SM 3.6
SCPH-39006 with M-chip modchip, SCPH-10281 NA and refurb Seagate 80GB HDD
SCPH-10000 v1.00 with SCPH-10190 PCMCIA NA and SCPH-20400 HDD unit