Is there a modern way to run PS2 Homebrew on Backwards Compatible Model?

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Curious, I have a CECHA01 running EvilNAT 4.88.2, and I have regular PS2 backups that I can play with Webman, but I'd like to try running PS2 homebrew, all the information I've seen is old and requires a SwapMagic disk. Is there a modern way to run PS2 homebrew that doesn't require a SwapMagic disk or can I create a SwapMagic disk or run an ISO of it or something?
 

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and I have regular PS2 backups that I can play with Webman
You mean iso images or backup (burned) discs? If the latter i don't think that's possible.
As for running PS2 homebrew applications, i personally have never heard of such a thing. That's because either nobody have tried it due to low interest, or it wasn't feasible? Either way i have no idea.
 

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You mean iso images or backup (burned) discs? If the latter i don't think that's possible.
As for running PS2 homebrew applications, i personally have never heard of such a thing. That's because either nobody have tried it due to low interest, or it wasn't feasible? Either way i have no idea.
Homebrew, like the Meritous port for PS2, or the Super Mario 64 PS2 port (which is apparently a real thing)
 

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You could try ripping your burned homebrew to an iso file, installing the iso, and see if webman/mannagunz/etc has any success with it. Theoretically it should work; if it's correctly formatted for a PS2 to read it (albeit with security bypassed via a modchip/fmcb) then it should be possible somehow on a PS3.
 

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ps2 homebrew may be possible on the ps3. I think both launch.elf and codebreaker are possible. as for others, I'm not sure. a bc unit would be the best one to test it on though, because a bc unit is compatible with most peripherals.
 
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