Sharing a USB drive with Mac OS X

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Fri Apr 27 00:38:01 UTC 2007

On Thu, Apr 26, 2007, Christopher Hilton wrote:
>Has anyone setup (fdisk/newfs) a drive to work on both Mac OS X and 
>FreeBSD? I'd like to be able to transfer larger datasets between my Mac 
>and my FreeBSD laptop without using my network.

I think that the M$ file system on most external disk drives and flash
devices would work.  OS X can format UFS (Unix File Systems) as well so it
might well be able to deal with a FreeBSD formatted drive (or vice versa).

OS X can mount standard ISO formatted CDs as well.

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