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Free McBoot v1.8b
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Copyright (C) 2008 - Neme & jimmikaelkael (www.psx-scene.com)
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the Free McBoot License.
This program and any related
limited to, implied warranties
entire risk arising out of use

documentation is provided "as is"
express or implied, including, but not
of fitness for a particular purpose. The
or performance of the software remains with

In no event shall the author be liable for any damages whatsoever
(including, without limitation, damages to your hardware or equipment,
environmental damage, loss of health, or any kind of pecuniary loss)
arising out of the use of or inability to use this software or
documentation, even if the author has been advised of the possibility of
such damages.
You should have received a copy of the Free McBoot License along with
this program; if not, please report at psx-scene :
Usage :
Please read "Noobie Installation Guide" and "Advanced User Guide" (HTML
format, made by JNABK) in this folder.
Check for updated tutorial at http://bootleg.sksapps.com/tutorials/fmcb/
Special Thanks to all involved in many tests :
Bootlegninja, JNABK, TnA, dlanor, g.t.o, psychomantis, tar, krika69,
AdvanS3B, katananja, Janaboy (all the tester team and everyone I forget).
See the file CREDITS.txt for full credits list of FMCB program.
============================ Technical details ============================
Free McBoot v1.8b
- fixed a bug that prevented CD installations from working
Free McBoot v1.8
Installer side :
- New GUI, graphics & sounds by Berion.
- Installation now possible on mc slot 1 & 2.
- Fixed problem with chinese clone card (was generating wrong mcid).
- Changed "PowerOff PS2" option into "Launch Free McBoot".
- Better compatibility with early jap models.
Loader side :

"FASTBOOT" can be used in button-launch and OSDSYS items paths.added "OSDMENU" support in the cnf while defined on LK_?_E? path entries: It enforces OSDSYS to skip disc boot even with Skip Disc boot OFF. Added hardcoded priority loading of "mass:/FREEMCB. Fixed install bug on x0006 PS2. . Up to 100 OSDSYS items configureable with the new scroll menu.Fixed freezing bug while loading COGSWAP.Changed method of loading CNF from MC. Fixed bug for detecting video mode as PAL on Slims 77004.Fixed bug about loading elfs from OSDSYS turing into simple FMCB reboot on some ps2 models (due to new elf-loader mentionned above).6 Installer side : - Added Splash screen FMCB-CNF folder back to SYS-CONF folder. FastBoot for Ps1. Added configureable OSDSYS video mode (AUTO. Added libcdvd modules to install from cd. --------------------------------------------------------------------------Free McBoot v1.added new BREXEc-SYTEM folder icon that match new FMCB design by JNABK. Added scrolling menu for OSDSYS. . .ELF is present in INSTALL folder. .New elf load method which make it launch faster. . Loader side : - Fixed bug in loading of usb drivers when mc was in slot 2. BOOT.. . Splash screen in interlaced mode to fix messing up on some tv. Direct ESR launch on esr disc insert (path defined in cnf). .Fixed bug about loading osd settings correctly. "AutoBoot_Disc" option renamed into "FastBoot".Better compatibility with early jap models. Fixed bug in elf launching from OSDSYS. --------------------------------------------------------------------------Free McBoot v1. . Added Suloku's FMCB configurator in package . B?EXEC-SYSTEM folder icons are no longer overwritten.Fixed problem with chinese clone card not booting due to bug fixed in mcid generation above. . . Added a prompt for asking config overwrite. dvd video discs. ESR. . . Fixed bug for detecting video mode as PAL on Slims 77004. Fixed bug in loading OSDSYS on some CC modchipped ps2.7 Installer side : - Installer now correct SwapMagic boot path for usb_mass. Added options to set the new scroll menu. now first check one the one that booted FMCB. PS2.New cnf vars to control "X Enter" and "/\ Version" position at osdsys main menu screen. Added a prompt for warning no BOOT.SkipMC now control DVD Player update check from MC.Fixed bug about Ps1 game color bug (due to bug fixed above).CNF" Skip disc boot option working : Skip disc boot under OSDSYS main menu. PAL or NTSC). SYS-CONF.

ELF" (passing to another if the previous is not existing) . If the file is not existing on MC. more noob-friendly.ELF".ELF (if the file is not already existing on MC). XMCSERV. .ELF". . XPADMAN) from the same folder where installer is running.Added entry for Skip-HDD in cnf file.CNF"-->"FMCB-CNF/FREEMCB. by Neme (You can reload FMCB from OSDSYS. by Coolaan. and placed in same folder where installer is running (This option is only useful for developpers as ffgriever's cdvd init and multilanguage fixes are not applied to the embedded elf). "mc?:/B?DATA-SYSTEM/BOOT. great work Neme.You can modify your FREEMCB.10 configurable items for hacked osdsys.Config folder renamed ("SYS-CONF/FREEMCB. Coming Soon : .IRX) .The file to embed must now be "EMBED.You can put a BOOT.Added Rescue loading (tries before all things to boot "mass0:/RESCUE.You can exit installer by loading "mass:/BOOT/BOOT. passing to another if the previous is not found) .Fixed 1st controller problem with slims ps2.Skip Disc Boot will be working when enabled . it will be copied as config.ELF in same folder where installer is running.5 Loader side : . and icons added. by JNABK.Modified default config.Install with Cross-Linking available.Added Splash screen .ELF". . Installer side : .Compatility with scph-10000 by loading X-modules (XSIO2MAN. . --------------------------------------------------------------------------Free McBoot v1.Loader side : .Added third entry (LK_???_E3) for each key in cnf file. "mc?:/BOOT/BOOT. . . XMCMAN.ELF".CNF before install and put it in same folder where installer is running. .CNF").Direct ESR Launch when DVDV is inserted.4b - Added Added Added Fixed CNF-Support (thanx to beerboy for the idea) support to launch OSDSYS (auto and manual) by Neme FastBoot-Support Bug on PS2-Slim-Consoles that were freezing on "decrypting dvdelf" --------------------------------------------------------------------------- . . --------------------------------------------------------------------------Free McBoot v1.IRX and USBHDFSD.ELF". . "mc?:/RESCUE. . it will be copied as mc0:/BOOT/BOOT.Fixed bug in custom embedding process.Externalized loading of usb modules from SYS-CONF folder (USBD.OSDSYS Hack.

2R1 by Neme New design by JNABK New mcID generator by jimmikaelkael .3b . --------------------------------------------------------------------------Free McBoot v1.3a - CD/DVD + language Fix 1.3R1 by Neme custom elf file inject has been disabled (but you can use a 75kb DVDELF) added light loader to support 75kb dvdelf.1a by ffgriever DVDELF Inject 1.Fixed bug again about mg region. boot elfs can be differents if you press a button. it may still some regions having problems (problem of the folder).3d . --------------------------------------------------------------------------Free McBoot v1. it must be BIEXEC-SYSTEM) --------------------------------------------------------------------------Free McBoot v1.3c . --------------------------------------------------------------------------Free McBoot v1.3c to install correctly.Fixed bug in installer for Jap units (the folder created was BJEXEC-SYSTEM.Free McBoot v1.Fixed bug that prevented 1.4 - added DVDELF Inject 1.