On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 01:38 +0200, FreeBSD mailing list wrote:
> On 29 apr 2006, at 15:28, Yousef Raffah wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 2006-04-29 at 09:11 -0400, John Cruz wrote:
> >> I don't know about HFS, but you can format your mac drives with  
> >> UFS when
> >> you do a clean install of MacOS, at least then FreeBSD would be  
> >> able to
> >> read them.
> >>
> > You are right but this isn't my case here :(, I have an external HD
> > which has HFS(+) file system on it and I want to use it with my  
> > FreeBSD
> > 6.1-RC1
> >
> > Any chances?
> 
> Mac OSX can't be installed onto a UFS formatted drive as far as I know
> Most OSX programs won't run on it either
> you can format partitions or drives other than the system drive with  
> UFS not only at the installtion
> 
> >
> >> Yousef Raffah wrote:
> >>> What is the status of reading/writing to Mac's file system (HFS)  
> >>> or is
> >>> it HFS+?
> 
> it is HFS+ for Mac OS 8.1 and later
> 
> >>> Are they supported in FreeBSD 6.0? How about 6.1-RC? Can we
> >>> write to that file system or only read at moment? Is it safe? I'm  
> >>> trying
> >>> to find something in the /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/NOTES file but  
> >>> nothing
> >>> is promising so far
> >>>
> 
> http://people.freebsd.org/~yar/hfs/
> 
> add this to your kernelconfig file:
> option          GEOM_APPLE      # Apple HFS+ support
> 
> I was able to compile it on FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE-p6 but haven't had  
> the time to check if it actually works.
> 
> 
> google for iPod and FreeBSD for more info :)
> 
Thanks a lot, I will try it :)

> Arno

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