[CentOS] hfs with extended attribute support

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Wed Mar 7 13:40:00 EST 2012


On Wednesday, March 07, 2012 01:17:15 PM Wessel van der Aart wrote:
> so i add user_xattr and acl to my fstab options but then it fails to mount.
> checking the error in dmesg just gives me ¨hfs: unable to parse mount 
> options¨.
> does anyone know what´s going on and what i should do to make this work?

Well, having used the in-kernel HFS+ filesystem driver before, and found it lacking in a number of areas (like massive corruption under heavy load or when unlinking lots of files) I bought the commercially supported Paragon NTFS&HFS drivers.  
http://www.paragon-software.com/business/ntfs-linux-professional/

I have not tried extended attribute and acl support, but the Paragon drivers support full read and write on journaled HFS+ filesystems.  It's $40 US, but worth every penny in my book for filesystem compatibility.


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