What sort of file system is this and how to mount it?

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Jan 23 15:25:00 UTC 2010

On Sat, 23 Jan 2010, Chris Whitehouse wrote:

> That makes me think ad4p2 is HFS or HFS+ so I installed hfsexplorer 
> (http://hem.bredband.net/catacombae/hfsx.html) and it tells me ad4p2 is an 
> invalid HFS type.
> So try a few other things
> eco# mount /dev/ad4p2 /mnt
> mount: /dev/ad4p2 : Invalid argument
> eco# mount_msdosfs /dev/ad4p2 /mnt
> mount_msdosfs: /dev/ad4p2: Invalid argument
> eco# mount -t ext2fs /dev/ad4p2 /mnt
> mount: /dev/ad4p2 : Invalid argument
> Any ideas?

file -s /dev/ad4p2 may be able to identify it.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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