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Re: Still seeing if hfsplus is reliable with recent kernels (was: Re: 2-4-21-rc3-benh0 - hfsplus)

On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 11:02, Brad Boyer wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 01:57:18AM -0700, Adam Done wrote:
> > I read some things about the HFSX (HFS+ with case sensitivity) and I am
> > wondering how I can mount it on Linux?  I get HFS_-fs: unable to find
> > HFS+ superblock when trying to mount and it fails when I try to mount
> > with $ mount -t hfs /dev/hda13 /mnt/x.  I would like to use and mount
> > the case sensitive HFS+ on my powerbook to use my hard drive space more
> > efficiently between the 2 oses.  Is this even possible even with the
> > 2.6.8 kernel? 
> No, it's not possible with 2.6.8. The HFSX filesystem, while very similar
> to HFS+, needs some code changes to be supported. It's actually simpler
> in some ways, but it still requires extra code. As far as I can tell,
> that hasn't been done yet.

That is good to know.. thank you.  


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