Subject: Re: Boot netbsd on playstation2 with modchip
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2006 07:01:46
On 18-Dec-06, at 3:38 AM, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 17, 2006 at 10:14:43PM -0500, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
>> Of course, the one nice thing you do get with the Linux kit is the
>> VGA adapter.. although I suppose this isn't as big of a deal these
>> days with HDTVs becoming cheaper and cheaper.
> Would it be hard to do such an adapter by your self?
> I'd guess the hardest part is to get the strange connector at the
> PS2 side,
> and you could buy some cheap audio-out cable and reuse it's connector.
It looks like eg. play-asia.com sells 3rd party ones now, I'm not
sure how much they differ from the one with the Linux kit. One of the
limitations of the Linux kit VGA cable is that it does not work for
playing games. I'm not sure if this limitation is artificial or not.