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NAME
mount_hfs -- mount an Apple HFS+ File System
SYNOPSIS
mount_hfs [-o options] special node
DESCRIPTION
The mount_hfs command attaches the Apple HFS+ File System on the special device on to the file system tree at point node. Both special and node are converted to absolute paths before use. This command is normally executed by mount(8) at boot time. The options are as follows: -o Options are specified with a -o flag followed by a comma sepa- rated string of options. See the mount(8) man page for possible options and their meanings.
NOTES
Apple disk images (.dmg files) and hybrid CD-ROMs contain multiple parti- tions with an HFS+ file system on one of them. Use apmlabel(8) to enter it into the disklabel and mount the resulting partition.
SEE ALSO
mount(2), unmount(2), fstab(5), apmlabel(8), mount(8)
HISTORY
The mount_hfs utility first appeared in NetBSD 5.0.
AUTHORS
mount_hfs was developed by Yevgeny Binder <yevbee@comcast.net> during the 2005 Google Summer of Code. It was improved and imported into NetBSD by Dieter Baron <dillo@NetBSD.org>.
BUGS
HFS+ support is still experimental. Currently, no write support is present. Also, Unicode decomposition is not performed on file names prior to lookup. NetBSD 5.1 May 19, 2007 NetBSD 5.1
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