Subject: Re: Accessing HFS partition (from /i386)
To: Joel CARNAT <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/04/2007 07:55:16
On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 10:01:29PM +0100, Joel CARNAT wrote:
> Hello,
> I have an HFS partition on an USB disk.
> If if plug it on a Mac Mini, running 4.0_RC3/macppc, I can get the disk
> label :
> # /dev/rsd1c:
> type: SCSI
> ...
> On a 4.99.36/i386 box, I plugged the same disk but I just can't get the
> disklabel, nor can I mount the partition:

Isn't the ppc big-endian?
I don't think there is support for byte-swapping disklabels anywhere.
'disklabel -vvv' will show you wehere is looking.


David Laight: