[ILUG] Cross Platform CD ROM analysis tool
Niall O Broin
niall at magicgoeshere.com
Mon Nov 26 17:20:48 GMT 2001
On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 05:07:25PM +0000, Liam Bedford wrote:
> On Monday 26 November 2001 15:48, you wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 03:27:26PM -0000, Eamon Leonard wrote:
> > > anyone know of a linux app that can read Mac partitions on a cd?
> > There is a suite of tools which can read various kinds of HFS disks - just
> > everything except original 800K Mac floppies which PC hardware can't read.
> > You can also compile HFS support into the kernel - read
> > /usr/src/linux/fs/hfs/FAQ.txt and any kind of recent distribution will
> > probably have the hfs module available - this SuSE 7.2 box does.
> argh.... don't do this... it's extremely dangerous on a writeable partition.
> (It can nuke the drive completely, and for me regularly bluescreened linux)
Well, the man did ask about CDs and I've used the hfs module a lot with CDs
with no problems. I've also used it with HFS ZIP disks, again with no
problems, neither with the disks nor Linux.
> use hfsutils or hfsplus.
I've used hfsutils but as I was processing CDs with Perl scripts the kernel
module was a lot easier. Glad I didn't know it was so dangerous :-)
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