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Re: mount hfs+ partition

On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 12:34:38PM +0100, Ruben wrote:
> At Tue, 31 Oct 2006 21:55:19 -0800 (PST), brian wrote:
> > honest to god, i have only been able to mount hfsplus partition with
> > mount -t ufs ufstype=openstep

This is what you would use to mount a UFS partition as created by osx.
It definitely would not work on an HFS+ filesystem.

> > none of this has changed for me in the last year from
> > 2.6.8 through 2.6.18 kernel.
> I've been using that HFS+ partition already for a long
> time... probably about a year. And it's just with regular kernel
> support and the hfsplus package. (on Debian unstable)
> ruben@guava ~ $ grep HFS /usr/src/linux/.config
> Anyways.. can't help with the problem of the original poster.. like
> someone else said.. it seems likely that the appropriate kernel module
> is missing and/or the hfsplus package.

My G5 running sarge has the hfsplus.ko module.

-rw-r--r--  1 root root 88490 Nov 23  2005 /lib/modules/2.6.8-power4-smp/kernel/fs/hfsplus/hfsplus.ko

This is the default kernel I've been using for ages.

| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name           Version        Description
ii  kernel-image-2 2.6.8-12sarge1 Linux kernel image for 2.6.8-power4-smp

I agree that the kernel that the original poster was using was likely
misconfigured in some way to not have the hfsplus code. It's been
available in Debian kernels for a long time.

	Brad Boyer

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