On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 23:57:09 +1000 Stewart Smith <email@example.com> wrote: > On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 20:11, Arnaud Vandyck wrote: > > I have a friend who did it but he had to make a FAT partition to share a > > partition because linux does not write on usf. Is this statement still > > true? Can macosx r/o on ext2-3? > > There is a ext2 driver floating around for MacOS X, and apparently the > newer releases don't hose your ext2 partition. I haven't used it, but a > friend tells me it works fine now. I found ext2 FileSystem 1.0b1 on http://www.versiontracker.com/ I'll try it, thanks. > One big note: DO NOT USE UFS ON MACOS X. It's slow, relatively > unsupported and there are bugs with applications relating to it. Unless > you have a *real* good reason to, don't touch it. Also remember that > each implementation of UFS is different, so just because UFS appears in > the linux kernel config, does not mean that it will read MacOSX's > version of UFS. Strange. I did install macosx on ufs. I'll see if I'll have problems ;) > The HFS+ driver for linux (esp the newer one) does ro brilliantly, > although I won't make any claims for rw as i haven't used it much. > previously it worked okay for the limited rw i did. this filesystem support differents mod? > Besides, you can always boot up OSX in mol and scp stuff across. a friend did this but you have to start the macosx :( > I wouldn't bother with any FAT nonsense, it's unlikely to be very useful > and it *definately* isn't very reliable - the FS was not designed for > reliability in a multiprocessing environment. HFS+ support in linux is > progressing well and has been included in linus 2.6 tree, so it'll be > there in the future too. > > I like XFS for my linux partitions as it's well designed and fast. > Otherwise, I'd use ext3 over ext2, although on a laptop i'd use the > laptop_mode stuff so that you don't touch disk every 5secs. > > > Does the Debian partition still need to be first with swap? > > not that i'm aware of - i just made stuff. If it's any help, my > partition map is below: > > /dev/hda > # type name length base > ( size ) system > /dev/hda1 Apple_partition_map Apple 63 @ 1 > ( 31.5k) Partition map > /dev/hda2 Apple_Driver43 Macintosh 56 @ 64 > ( 28.0k) Driver 4.3 > /dev/hda3 Apple_Driver43 Macintosh 56 @ 120 > ( 28.0k) Driver 4.3 > /dev/hda4 Apple_Driver_ATA Macintosh 56 @ 176 > ( 28.0k) Unknown > /dev/hda5 Apple_Driver_ATA Macintosh 56 @ 232 > ( 28.0k) Unknown > /dev/hda6 Apple_FWDriver Macintosh 512 @ 288 > (256.0k) Unknown > /dev/hda7 Apple_Driver_IOKit Macintosh 512 @ 800 > (256.0k) Unknown > /dev/hda8 Apple_Patches Patch Partition 512 @ 1312 > (256.0k) Unknown > /dev/hda9 Apple_Bootstrap bootstrap 1600 @ 1824 > (800.0k) NewWorld bootblock > /dev/hda10 Apple_UNIX_SVR2 root 12582912 @ 3424 > ( 6.0G) Linux native > /dev/hda11 Apple_UNIX_SVR2 home 50331648 @ 12586336 > ( 24.0G) Linux native > /dev/hda12 Apple_UNIX_SVR2 swap 614400 @ 62917984 > (300.0M) Linux swap > /dev/hda13 Apple_HFS WillsterOSX 14607776 @ 63532384 > ( 7.0G) HFS I did remove all these driver partitions, I don't have any HFS* partition. Thanks for your advices but I'd like to have some precisions on the 'bad' ufs ;) Best regards, -- Arnaud Vandyck, STE fi, ULg Formateur Cellule Programmation.
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