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Open PS2 Loader / CHANGELOG


  Copyright 2009, Ifcaro & jimmikaelkael
  Licenced under Academic Free License version 3.0
  Review OpenUsbLd README & LICENSE files for further details.

Open PS2 Loader ChangeLog:

Version 0.9
rev641(Jul 2012)
	* various fixes
	* added configurable USB delay (increase this value to avoid stucking on yellow or orange screen when using USB mode)
	* added delay to CDVDMAN functions (initially for Shadow Heart 2)
	* compatibility mode 7 which is unused now (remove useless code)
	* update to comply with the latest PS2SDK
	* added better cd tray emulation (fixes A2M games)
	* fix for DVD9 games
	* added HD Pro support

	* various fixes
	* Disabled auto-refresh of game list by default
	* layout adjustment
	* added hidden options to be able to define your own device delay before loading ART/config files
	* added skinnable start, select and action buttons
	* language files update
	* added "list share" feature: select one share from the list and connect it to display the games
	* added ETH Prefix
	* Support for Right-to-Left scripting (Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, Tifinar, ... languages)
	* automatically create the CFG folder
	* Configuration related to DNAS/VMC/DMA/COMPAT are now saved in single per game files on each media
	* added a delay before loading per-game config file (same as Art, to not spam when navigating very fast)
	* hints now display either "Info" or "Run"
	* added loading attributes from a per-game file
	* added information page
	* Mode setting (PAL/NTSC/Auto)
	* Longer first-press delay for pads - more comfy controls on max repeat speed
	* short ELF name in App list (looks better for most themes)
	* Added option to specify the HDD spin down time out
	* Added theme support for multiple fonts
	* configurable IGR path (limited to 32 characters)
	* switch default background mode to "Art"

Version 0.8
rev504 & rev503 (Wed 08 Dec 2010 01:20:28 PM)
    * secure authentication for the SMB module (to enable security and write access)
    * new GUI, fully customizable elements
    * various SMB tweaks (NBSS keep-alive, small ingame speed-up)
    * improved NAS support for more devices (WD MyBook, Digitus NAS, ...)
    * added an embedded HDLServer into OPL to install HDD games
    * various debugging output option (to help debug failing games)
    * add compatibility for new external USB HDD with 1k/2k/4k cluster file
    * add full compatibility for old PS2 consoles (10k JAP)
    * ISO format added for USB too (still there is the 4Gb file limit, which is not present on SMB)
    * new compatibility modes
    * childproof mode (settings are locked)
    * alternate startup mode, for loading/saving configuration files from USB and HDD (no need for MC in this case)
    * added new menu to launch external ELF applications
    * added VMC (Virtual Memory Card) support
    * improved general compatibility (many specific games now working for the first time)

    * new multi-threaded and redesigned GUI
    * support for Cover, Icon and Background Art
    * skinnable interface using theme
    * added "rename" and "delete" functionalities for games lists

Version 0.7
(Tue 04 May 2010 05:07:04 PM)
- Added internal HDD support (HDL format)
- Added the ability to choose the default menu (USB, NET, HDD games)
- Added the ability to use a valid disc ID for online games
- Added a fix for modchip freezing (maybe not all modchips)
- Many new game compatibility fixes
- Added IGR (In Game Reset) with a disable  per game option
- Added  Alphabetical Sorting
- Changed  Settings categories
- Added  page scrolling (R1/L1)
- Added support for user language files
- Network support added for PS3
- Zipped Theme support
- Added PCMCIA support for the 18K

Version 0.6
(Wed 23 Dec 2009 07:24:20 PM)
- Switched to whole new IOP core
- Changed some compatibility modes effect
- Added compatibility for DVD9 layer1
- Improved overall speed for both SMB/USB
- Support for more embedded NAS devices
- Support for multiple partitions

Version 0.5
(Sun 29 Nov 2009 03:51:00 PM)
- Added compatibility modes
- isofs/cdvdman now use disc type
- cdvdman now has streams
- Added game loading through network
- Static interface available
- Added language support
- It works in PS3 with PS2 emulation by software 

Version 0.41
- Added theme support
- Now uses latest usb driver from svn 

Version 0.4
- New interface
- Core and drivers 100% open source 


Version 0.3
- Discontinued (open usb loader starts) 

Version 0.2b
- It uses a embedded free USBD module.
- Select video mode 

Version 0.2
- Replace USB Advance's reset function for a reset using "rom0:UDNL rom0:EELOADCNF" as argument.
- It works in PS3 with PS2 emulation by software 

Version 0.1
- Replaces ExtraeModulo() function instead of run after that. 

Version 0.0
- Initial version