|In order to get this to work with the network adapter you need to take off the metal cover (of the adapter) and unscrew the 4 T-6 screws holding down the connectors for the hard drive.
Once this is done and you format the drive, everything works perfectly.
I've installed and tested a few games. You can hear the drive turn on, but you can't really hear anything after that above the PS2's fan noise.
The drives Digital ID (what you see when it's attached to your computer) is 8800DAA31600.