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Set permissions to HFS+ external hard drive

Postby crispygoat on Thu Jul 23, 2009 4:49 pm

In order to format my external hard drive I've backed up the files on my Linux Mint system. I formated the external hard drive to Mac OS X extended (Non-Journaled) and once mounted on the Linux Mint system it can only read and not write. I was told to change permissions but using the "permissions" tab under preferences tells me it cannot find the information.

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Re: Set permissions to HFS+ external hard drive

Postby DrHu on Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:27 pm

http://viaforensics.com/computer-forens ... linux.html
http://bd-things.net/how-to-have-both-m ... ory-files/
http://www.xbmc.org/forum/archive/index ... 51626.html

And you have the utilities you need..
--in Terminal, check
    apt search hfs
    p hfsplus - Tools to access HFS+ formatted volumes
    p hfsprogs - mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file system
    p hfsutils - Tools for reading and writing Macintosh vo
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Re: Set permissions to HFS+ external hard drive

Postby crispygoat on Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:01 pm

Not quite sure I understand. I tried using the command stated on (http://xbmc.org/forum/showthread.php?t=51626),
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mount -t hfsplus -o rw,force /dev/sdx1 dst
it did not work. I installed hfsutils but still no luck...
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Re: Set permissions to HFS+ external hard drive

Postby DrHu on Fri Jul 24, 2009 12:12 am

crispygoat wrote:I formated the external hard drive to Mac OS X extended (Non-Journaled) and once mounted on the Linux Mint system it can only read and not write.
Yours was an unjornel'd hfs disk, as far as I understood what you listed..
--so why you would use that specific command, I don't understand..

HFS..
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=239370
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autom ... Partitions
    Apple Partition
    accessable by everyone
    user,auto,file_umask=0111,dir_umask=0000
    Accessible by a subset of users
    user,auto,file_umask=0177,dir_umask=0077,uid=1000
    you will have to investigate umask, uid options.. in Mint..
http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/understan ... usage.html
In terminal check
    umask
    0022
--My logged in user name umask
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