[CentOS] hfs with extended attribute support

Thu Mar 8 16:59:31 UTC 2012
Wessel van der Aart <wessel at postoffice.nl>

Hi Lamar,

i tried their free version today.
at first it did look promising but as soon i was to perform actions on 
files with acl's on them the whole system came down hard and leaving my 
external HDD corrupted.
after several hours i've decided to give up and go with ext4
but still thanks!


On 03/07/2012 07:40 PM, Lamar Owen wrote:
> 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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