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Playing PS2 Games Over SMB with Raspberry Pi 4 is Awesome

Hey everyone,

So I am a big fan of the raspberry pi since the first model, and right now I am an owner of both the raspberry pi zero w and now the raspberry pi 4 (4GB) model.

Did you know that if you are a modded ps2 user using OPL, there is a cool way of loading games over SMB without using a laptop, PC, or a router? Yes, its called using the rasberry pi 4 (which I’ll call RPI4).

Granted, the RPI4 is a bit overkill for just hosting a smb server, but I like to use it for other things such as a media center or on the fly retro gaming machine.

Whatever the case maybe, I made a quick tutorial today and have hosted it on my youtube channel. I’ve also posted the video below.

If you are interested in learning more, check out toolboc’s github at:

XBMC – Raspberry Pi – Working Youtube Plugin!

12/13/13: Initial release.

I am a long time fan of using XBMC on my Raspberry Pi. There is something very satisfying about watching Youtube on my TV on a mini PC that takes less than $3 of power a year.

However, sometimes when you are using the youtube plugin app inside XBMC, you may get an issue about an error and the video fails to play. This is so annoying. I spent hours of research and figured out how to get the youtube plugin to work flawlessly on both the raspbmc and also openelec. See below for more details:
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