[RndTbl] Another followup to HFS+ partition on a USB drive

Mike Pfaiffer mpfaiffer at callapple.org
Wed Oct 5 22:18:24 CDT 2005

On October 5, 2005 07:21 pm, Sydney Weidman wrote this amazing epistle:
> On Wed, 2005-10-05 at 13:13, Mike Pfaiffer wrote:
> >  Not a problem. Just a followup.
> >
> >  Last night I had a friend format the area I reserved for Mac stuff on
> > the hard drive. It was formatted HFS+. The Mac mounts it and the M$
> > partitions fine. The Mac sees the ext3 fs as a UFS (Unix File System)
> > drive and does not mount it. Linux doesn't see the HFS+ partition. The
> > hardware browser program in Fedora 2 says there is no file system on the
> > partition. I haven't tried it under M$ yet. Past experience says it will
> > only see the FAT32 partition.

 Hey Syd. Long time no see.

> if I remember correctly, the HFS+ filesystem would be recognized if you
> have the hfsplus module. modprobe hfsplus worked for me in FC3.

 I'm using FC2. Think it'll work there?

> I can't remember if it comes installed in FC3 by default or if I
> installed it by hand. It did work for viewing the contents of an iPod,
> however.

 I'll see if I can find an independent install of it. Does it also format 
disks as well?

> Regards,
> Syd


|Call-A.P.P.L.E. and the Digital Civilization http://www.callapple.org |
|   http://members.shaw.ca/pfaiffer = Mike Pfaiffer (B.A., B.Sc.)      |
Version: 3.12
GCS/G/IT/PA/SS d s+:- a? C++ UL L++ W++ N++ o+ K- w(---) O+@ M++@ V PS+
PE !PGP t+ 5+ X R tv b+ DI+++ D++ G e++* h! r-- !y-- UF++
------ END GEEK CODE BLOCK ------

More information about the Roundtable mailing list