[CentOS] Mounting a Mac OS Extended (Journaled) Hard Drive

James Pearson james-p at moving-picture.com
Mon Mar 22 10:38:55 UTC 2010

Keith Beeby wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to migrate about 8Tb of data from a Mac Fibre Channel RAID to
> by LVM Ext3 Linux Fibre Channel RAID. For speed I planned to connect
> both RAID's to my CentOS Server and copy the data directly.
> The Mac volume is formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) it seems
> that CentOS 5.4 supports reading HFS volumes but not HFSPlus volumes.
> Is there a way of getting this volume to mount so I can copy of the
> data? I see Fedora has HFSPlus support

The CentOS 5 kernel does have the hfsplus.ko module ...

What happens when you type:

  modprobe hfsplus

James Pearson

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