ISO/Loader Problem

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by Windaga, Dec 6, 2011.

Dec 6, 2011

ISO/Loader Problem by Windaga at 5:17 AM (929 Views / 0 Likes) 2 replies

  1. Windaga
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    Hey guys, I have a little problem. I'm playing through my copy of Nocturne on my PS2 using OpenPS2Loader, and everything's worked so far without a problem.

    Until I got to the Second Kalpa in the Amala Labyrinth. Every time I walk down this specific ladder, the game hangs on a black screen. The music plays, but nothing pops up on screen. I've tried each and every combination of settings in the OpenPS2Loader Compat. Settings, and nothing is working. So I figured it might be a problem with the USBLoader or whatever, so I'd just burn a copy of the disc and use that just to past this one part. But for whatever reason, I can't get the PS2 to recognize the disc. When the Disc comes up on the PS2 menu, it shows as DVD-Video, and if it does autoboot into the DVD, it leaves me at a black screen.

    I burned the .iso file at 2x speed, using IMG Burn after ESR Patching it (and I've tried with and without the ESR Patching - ESR Patching let's me actually view the disc, but it still won't play.) I have Nero 8 - I'm just unsure of what settings to use with that program. I'm using Sony DVD+R's, which I've never had a problem with before, and I've used them with both my PS2 for Namco x Capcom and my Wii for several games. Am I doing something wrong? The copy I'm using on OpenPS2Loader is the same copy that I'm using to burn. Also, I'm running FreeMcBoot on an old Phat PS2. I just summed up my Disc results below.

    Disc 1
    -Not ESR Patched
    -Burned at 2X Speed
    -Results in "Put in a Playstation 2 Disc into PS2" Red Screen when Browser is selected - won't even enter Browser.
    -Will not auto play, results in "not a valid PlayStation 2 Disc" at Swapmagic Screen.

    Disc 2
    - ESR Patched
    - Burned at 2X Speed
    - Results in "DVD-Video" shown at Browser, "Not a valid PS2 Disc" on Swap Magic.
    - Will auto play, but will only show black screen.
     
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    Download the latest ESR version and boot it manually from uLaunchELF, the autoboot cr** never worked for me.
     
  3. Windaga
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    I tried launching all 3 included .elf files for the latest version of ESR, and these are the results:

    Direct - After the Press Start screen, the game just hangs - the screen is black.
    No Direct - stuck at Press Start Screen (the PS2 remote stops functioning - I can't press anything)
    MCCard - hangs with a purple screen.

    I'm using ESrbetaR9b found here.

    I'm not sure why it's not working. I'm going to try some of the older versions, but the latest ones didn't work :/

    I also just tried Beta 7 and Beta 8 a, none of them work either. I get the same results for DirectBeta8a that I do for 9, and 7 just didn't work.

    Edit
    Nevermind, it did work. It seems that it just takes...a considerable amount of time for the menu to pop up on Beta8a. Thanks for that, WiiPower.
     

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