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PCSX2 - PlayStation(R)2 console emulator

pcsx2(1) General Commands Manual pcsx2(1)

NAME

PCSX2 - PlayStation(R)2 console emulator
 

DESCRIPTION

PCSX2 is an emulator for the PlayStation(R)2 video game console. It is written mostly in C++, some part are in C and x86 assembly. There is still lot of on going work to improve compatibility & speed.
 
Visit http://pcsx2.net & https://github.com/PCSX2/pcsx2 for the latest updates.
 

Options

Note: all options can also be updated in the GUI.

GENERAL OPTIONS

IsoFile
Optional ISO image to load and run on startup. It uses the PCSX2 internal ISO loader.
--cfg=file
Specify a custom configuration file to use instead of PCSX2.ini. It does not affect plugins.
--cfgpath=directory
Specifies the config folder. It applies to pcsx2 + plugins.
--forcewiz
forces running of the First-time Wizard.

AUTO-RUN OPTIONS

--elf=[file]
Executes an ELF image.
--nogui
Disables display of the gui on exit (program auto-exits).
--nodisc
Boots with an empty DVD tray. Use this to boot into the PS2 system menu.
--usecd
Uses the configured CDVD plugin instead of IsoFile.

COMPATIBILITY OPTIONS

--nohacks
Disables all speedhacks.
--gamefixes=[fix1,fix2,...]
Enable specific gamefixes for this session. Valid fixes in 0.9.7 are: VuAddSub, VuClipFlag, FpuCompare, FpuNegDiv, XGKick, IpuWait, EETiming, SkipMpeg.
 
--fullboot
Disables the quick boot feature, forcing you to sit through the PS2 startup splash screens.

PLUGINS OVERRIDES

--cdvd=[libpath]
Override for the CDVD plugin.
--gs=[libpath]
Override for the GS plugin.
 
--spu=[libpath]
Override for the SPU2 plugin.
--pad=[libpath]
Override for the PAD plugin.
--dev9=[libpath]
Override for the DEV9 plugin.
--usb=[libpath]
Override for the USB plugin only.
 
 

FILES AND DIRECTORIES

$XDG_HOME_DIR/pcsx2 or $HOME/.config/pcsx2 All pcsx2 configurations and user datas.
 

REPORTING BUGS

You can report bugs by submitting an issue at the pcsx2 GitHub issue tracker, located at
 
https://github.com/PCSX2/pcsx2/issues
 
 

AUTHORS

Please refer to the "About" section of the gui interface or the documentation.
 
PCSX2 google project:
http://code.google.com/p/pcsx2
 
PCSX2 web site:
http://pcsx2.net
 
PCSX2 forum
http://forums.pcsx2.net
 
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