Booting the Free MC Boot Installer using Swapmagic 3.6/3.8
Written by Bootlegninja
Playstation 2 Console
Memory card - Can be 8MB Sony or anything as long as it isn't a cheap
cloned one or one that needs a boot CD to work.
USB Thumb drive/Hard Drive/PSP - Just as long as it registers as a mass
device and Swapmagic will recognize it.
MC Boot - Can be obtained from HERE.
retail copy of Swapmagic - NOT A BURNED COPY
up, plug your USB device into your PC and make sure it's formatted to
FAT32. Next, make a folder on it called (and yes, it is case
download the FMCB installer and uLE.
(See links in Software list)
the FREE_MCBOOT.ELF and
folder to the root of your USB Stick
from the FMCB
Extract BOOT.ELF from the uLE archive to
the SWAPMAGIC folder. and rename it to
(case sensitive) SWAPMAGIC.ELF
you want to customize your install, now is the time to do this by reading the Advanced User Guide.
.......Once done, continue on.
your USB Stick in to your PS2 and boot up your
will see Swapmagic's Splash Screen, and then see uLE's main
be alarmed to see 'FAILED TO LOAD LAUNCHELF.CNF'.
It's normal since it
doesn't have a config file on your memory card yet to load.
uLE's 'File Browser' and navigate to mass:/ then launch
you run through the installer you are done.