PS2Linux + PS2 Gaming HDD Partitions together, possible? –
Hi guys, long time no see!
I've been rather busy in college, not as much time to get on. Also, got an XBox again Primenal and have been heavy into figuring out stuff on it. However, one last project on my PS2 has remained unfinished, and I am committed to, at least one of these days, getting a way to do this. I especially want to now since I want to host a website through my university's internet, and the only way to hide the server software is through PS2Linux, after all, who would suspect a lil PS2 capable of web serving?
Anyways, the project is this: Installing Linux and Gaming Partitions on the same HDD. I have the US Linux Release 1 and an official PS2 HDD. With mrbrown's help, I have tried many ways; using the utility disc with the Linux discs, tried the JAP Utility Disc, tried installing the xRhino Linux kernel and using ps2fs to add the partitions (failed, and didn't know how to boot the kernel over NFS), and all my attempts have failed.
Now I see that HDLoader has been released, and it uses the gaming partitions to install. Can this be used to install Linux and the gaming partitions together? I'm not even concerned about getting HDLoader itself to work correctly, as long as Linux boots and games can install to the gaming partitions, although HDLoader working would be a plus too.
So is this possible? Please let me know, and as soon as I get my PS2 back from loy's shop, I'm going to start work on it. Thanks everyone, to a scene site that I will always call home.
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