Re: mount hfs+ partition
I've used hfsplus on daily basis.
On Wednesday 01 November 2006 12:34, 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
> I just want to confirm that one can mount hfsplus partitions used by
> MacOSX on linux in read-write mode. However, you should make sure
> that you disable the journal on the partition, because the journal is
> not supported on linux. Note also that there is currently no support
> to check the filesystem on linux.
> On my system:
> ruben@guava ~ $ grep hfsplus /etc/fstab
> /dev/hda7 /mnt/mac hfsplus ro 0 0
> /dev/hda8 /mnt/osx hfsplus ro,noauto 0 0
> ruben@guava ~ $ mount | grep hfsplus
> /dev/hda7 on /mnt/mac type hfsplus (ro)
> Yup, it is mounted read-only, because I only need to use that
> partition read-only. If it is mounted read-write and for some reason
> the partition is not umounted cleanly, I will have to reboot in OSX to
> have the partition checked... so that's why I just mount it read-only,
> but I used to mount it read-write before and writing did work.
> > the package hfsplus, does not mount actually its a virtual thing.
> ruben@guava ~ $ dpkg -L hfsplus
> Hmm.. and now I see there is a hpfsck... well, I read long time ago
> that someone was trying to port it from the open source OSX
> parts.. must have been ported in the mean time then.
> > but the real hangup in both cases is its read only.
> > so for the original poster of this thread, no help
> > really.
> guava ~ # mount -o remount,rw /mnt/mac
> guava ~ # mount | grep hfsplus
> /dev/hda7 on /mnt/mac type hfsplus (rw)
> guava ~ # touch /mnt/mac/blahblah
> guava ~ # ls -l /mnt/mac/blahblah
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 1 12:28 /mnt/mac/blahblah
> > 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.