Ok, I've googled, and I've searched here, I want a concrete answer to what converter is documented to work properly in a PS2? The only one I can find as being said to work was here
but the poster never followed up on wether it worked or not, and with how big/what drive they used. I also want to know what had to be done to fit it, though thats not such an issue, I can figure that out on my own. And I own a dremel. It looks like that one in the link would need to be turned over, but its a 39 pin IDE connector from what I can tell, which would mean my sata connector would need to be turned backwards too, and I dunno how the converter will handle that.
So, who has a proven sata>ide converter working in their ps2, what model number is it, and where did you get it (link if possible, but I'm in the US). Oh, and what size/model HDD did you get working with it? If possible I would like to keep it internal, however cutting out room in the front to fit the drive back is acceptable to me. 2.5" would be easier, however I'm looking for 750GB+, not many of those sized notebook HDDs around, plus they cost more.
Yes, I am still looking for answers on my own, but I think the HDD section should have a sticky of proven converters and HDDs.