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Old 10-04-2003, 04:14 PM   #1
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hpmount issues for mac firewire drive

Folks, I've got a stumper here (at least for me

I've got a buddies Mac 1394 harddrive that was formatted as hfs+. I've installed the 2.4.22 kernel to get support for this filesystem type. I've installed hfsplusutils (to get the hpmount) commard to function.

When I plug in the drive, I get:
kernel: SCSI device sda: 390721968 512-byte hdwr sectors (200050 MB)
kernel: sda: [mac] sda1 sda2 sda3 sda4 sda5 sda6 sda7

issuing: hpmount -r /dev/sdax /mnt/temp

failes for x = 1-5 and 7 with: "Neither Wrapper not native HFS+ volume header found (Unknown error 4294967295)

when x = 6 (dev/sda6), the command exits without error, but ls /mnt/tmp yeilds nothing.

any OSX filesystem folks out there? I can't think of anything else to try.
Old 10-05-2003, 02:16 PM   #2
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Couldn't you mount like this ' mount -t hfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/mac1 '
Of coarse you will need a mac1 directory under /mnt.

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Old 10-05-2003, 02:41 PM   #3
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OSX native filesystem in hfs+ (aka hfsplus), not hfs

I got this to work, sort of, my mounting like I said above:
hpmount -r /dev/sda6 /mnt/temp

then using hpls and hpcopy to get stuff off the drive.

the -r means read-only, though.

Also, for those who care, you can use mac:/?dev=/dev/sda6 in konqueror to browse the hpmounted filesystem...

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