Trouble with Popsloader on 5.00 M33

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  1. sdtt
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    Hi guys, I need your help to figure out what went wrong. I have a Phat PSP, already modded and it's 5.00 M33. I created a multi boot EBOOT.PBP for Final Fantasy VII following deanxxczx's guide. I installed Popsloader Easy Installer following the given link in the guide. The eboot file is placed in the GAME folder under the folder SCUS94163. I booted PSP into recovery mode, made sure that pops is enabled. When I tried to load the game I get a black screen followed by an error. I'm under the impression that normally on a first PS1 game boot you're supposed to choose which Pops to load when the R button is held down. This doesn't happen. I've tried doing this using different popsloader version 5.00 scattered across google search, only with varying results in error code. I even checked the Pops.txt in the seplugins, the entry is correct. So how did I screw up? Did I create a faulty Eboot by mistake?
     
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    xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

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    Certainly sounds like a dodgy eboot form that description.
     
  3. sdtt
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    I fiddled around some more. I created new game images again in ISO and in BIN format, then I turn them into EBOOT using PSX2PSP, Zingra's Popstation GUI, Impaler PSX, and even RS GUI Popstation. Still nothing. With the EBOOT I created from Impaler's, I got as far as the caution screen before PSP error coded me again. I tried to play a single disc game Einhander, made from Zingra's Popstation. It worked to a certain degree. I made it to stage 1 and game overed, thinking that whatever it was it worked; but after I quit midgame and tried to start again, same damn error code appeared again. I just don't know what's causing all this error. It can't be the various Popstations I tried. Popsloader worked, even if it was only once and I still can't get that blasted recovery screen to open. And I thought getting CWcheat to work on PSP was a @#$@#^!#
     
  4. dirty_harry

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    There are easier ways to get FFVII on your psp...
     
  5. prowler

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    Its best not to mess around with the file before coverting it to EBOOT.. When you download/dump it, you should leave it the way it is.
     
  6. Jamstruth

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    What did you use to rip the image? I had trouble with all my PS1 games using my usual ripper. I suggest downloading Alcohol 52%, choosing the Playstation option while ripping and ripping to .CCD format (creates a BIN file as well which can be used in PSX2PSP)
     
  7. sdtt
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    I started out using UltraISO but switched to ImgBurn later on. I created both ISO and BIN with CUE files.


    Good news though, I finally got both FFVII and Einhander working. I think I ended up using the eboot made from the BIN files. I formatted my memory disc (Vista seems to think there're some issues even though I can play UMD and ISO fine), upgraded to M33-6 again, and re-installed the popsloader. Games are finally working as they should be, with pops' boot prompt and everything. I'm so happy right now I can cry. And no FFFFFF or 800200e5 error codes the second time I boot the game!
     
  8. melvox

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    I had the same problem once. Popsloader menu not appearing? have you tried enabling the POPS plugin in the Advanced configuration...oh btw...i'm on gen-d3 not sure how it is on m33. But hope this helps.