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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] HFS+ driver
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Wow , great! thx a lot for that. ;)
So the major thing to fix now on macs is the sound part which is quite poor for now...at least on my old iMac DV...the
problem is that i don't even know which audio chipset it uses! Gotta start searching better for info...well let's hope
Apple gives info about this :)

On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 05:06:59PM +0200, Roman Zippel wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm proud to announce a complete new version of the HFS+ fs driver. This
> work was made possible by Ardis Technologies (www.ardistech.com). It's
> based on the driver by Brad Boyer (http://sf.net/projects/linux-hfsplus).
>
> The new driver now supports full read and write access. Perfomance has
> improved a lot, the btrees are kept in the page cache with a hash on top
> of this to speed up the access to the btree nodes.
> I also added support for hard links and the resource fork is accessible
> via <file>/rsrc.
>
> This is a beta release. I tested this a lot, so I consider it quite safe
> to use, but I can't give any guarantees at this time of course. There is
> also still a bit to do (e.g. the block allocator needs a bit more work).
>
> The driver can be downloaded from http://www.ardistech.com/hfsplus/ .
> The README describes how to build the driver.
>
> If something should go wrong, I also have patch for Apple's diskdev_cmds
> (available from http://www.opensource.apple.com/darwinsource/10.2.5/),
> which ports newfs_hfs and fsck_hfs to Linux and fixes the endian problems.
> The patch is at http://www.ardistech.com/hfsplus/diskdev_cmds.diff.gz .
> After applying the patch the tools can be built with 'make -f
> Makefile.lnx'.
>
> bye, Roman
>
>
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