updating HFS for 5.2R [patch]

Murata Shuuichirou mrt at notwork.org
Mon Feb 16 08:52:21 PST 2004

In message <20040216141128.GA33847 at comp.chem.msu.su>,
 `yar at freebsd.org' wrote:
> > > >   1. Sometime, hfs partitions become unmountable by FreeBSD
> > > >      (mount_hfs returns "Invalid argument"), although the
> > > >      partition can still be mounted by MacOSX.
> > > 
> > > Did you try to fsck_hfs such a broken volume?
> > 
> > Ugh, I completely forgot to do fsck.  OK, fsck_hfs makes that
> > partition mountable again.  (I don't know why MacOSX was able to
> > mount that without fsck)
> Excuse me, but did fsck_hfs show any diagnostic messages while
> repairing the HFS partition in FreeBSD?

Sorry, the problem has been occured on a machine of a friend who
is testing hfs on FreeBSD.  So I didn't see the problem by myself
actually.  She (the tester) said, "IIRC, nothing special was
printed by fsck_hfs, and I cannot reproduce the problem yet."
MURATA Shuuichirou

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