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Set up SMBv1 Server on Linux for OpenPS2Loader.

So OpenPS2Loader has an ability to mount games from a network location, but the thing is no modern OS uses SMBv1 due to the lack of security. On Windows it is easy to enable it but on Linux things are a bit complicated. I will just give you an example smb.conf (located in /etc/samba/smb.conf generally) so you can see how to turn it on. Do mind that the later SMB versions may have removed SMBv1 completely so you may have to downgrade.

[global]
    client min protocol = NT1
    server min protocol = NT1
    unix extensions = no
    store dos attributes = no
    wide links = yes
    null passwords = yes
    kernel oplocks = no
    oplocks = no
    obey pam restrictions = yes
    workgroup = WORKGROUP
    lanman auth = yes
    ntlm auth = ntlmv1-permitted
    vfs objects = recycle fruit streams_xattr catia
    read only = no
    socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=524288
SO_SNDBUF=524288 IPTOS_LOWDELAY
    strict locking = no

[PS2SMB]
    path = /path/to/PS2
    browseable = yes
    public = yes
    available = yes
    keepalive = 0
    aio write size = 0
    aio read size = 0
    large readwrite = yes
    getwd cache = yes
    write cache size = 0
    strict locking = no
    strict sync = no
    strict allocate = no
    read raw = no
    write raw = no
    follow symlinks = yes
        
Now you can connect to your SMB server without any problems. You may want to use Jayjays daily builds for a more stable connection, that was the case for me.