Fopen fails on gd-rom

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Fopen fails on gd-rom

Post by mrneo240 » Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:04 pm

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Am I doing something wrong?
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Re: Fopen fails on gd-rom

Post by BlueCrab » Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:42 pm

KOS does not support reading GD-ROM media -- it only supports reading CDs in the drive.
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Re: Fopen fails on gd-rom

Post by mrneo240 » Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:11 pm

is this a techincal decision or just missing functionality?

its nicer to have homebrew as truncated gdi, skipping boot+license screen and loading directly into it is a huge bonus for gdemu owners.
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Re: Fopen fails on gd-rom

Post by BlueCrab » Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:29 pm

It was designed that way on purpose, and has always been that way.

That's why even early versions of the Sylverant PSO Patcher (which used KOS) have their own disc access code to read the 1ST_READ.BIN file off a GD-ROM.
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