vrijdag 24 mei 2013

Read a Mac CD in Ubuntu

Nothing special, but always handy if a i-dude comes over with his music but which was formated for his MAC.

How to mount?
First you need to make sure that you umount the disc in case it got automounted.

umount /media/<username>/<volumename>

Problem is that we not always know which format was used, so let's start to guess:

sudo mkdir /media/test
sudo mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /media/test
ls /media/test
sudo mount -t udf /dev/cdrom /media/test
ls /media/test
sudo mount -t hfs /dev/cdrom /media/test
ls /media/test
sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/cdrom /media/test
ls /media/test

Most probably you will be lucky to find the right format and you can start abusing the disk :-) LET's PARTY...

1 opmerking:

  1. Heb anders een mac hd van 2001...
    schijf start wel op maar geeft zijn geheimen niet prijs...

    Cfdisk herkent hem niet...

    Enig idee....
    alle tips zijn welkom