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

Gary Greene ggreene at minervanetworks.com
Mon Mar 22 18:04:42 UTC 2010

On 3/22/10 9:55 AM, "John Doe" <jdmls at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Keith Beeby <k.beeby at albion.co.uk>
>> 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
> # locate hfsplus =>
> /lib/modules/2.6.18-164.11.1.el5/kernel/fs/hfsplus/hfsplus.ko
> But the mount manpage only talks about hfs and the hfsplus in the kernel
> sources seems to be empty...
> I guess just try:
>   modprobe hfsplus
>   mount -t hfsplus ... (maybe -o ro to be safe?)
> JD

No need for the -o ro, as HFS+ Journaled volumes are ALWAYS mounted
read-only unless you use the force option.

Gary L. Greene, Jr.
IT Operations
Minerva Networks, Inc.
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