read extern drive in ubuntu

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 13:28:45 UTC 2010


On 28 June 2010 14:23, Maurice McCarthy <manselton at gmail.com> wrote:
> Douglas
>
> Come to think of it if your friend can make a cd image file (an iso
> image) of the book and email it to you then you can mount that image
> as an loop back device. It would save posting the disk.
>
>
> $ sudo aptitude install hfs*
> $ sudo mount -t hfsplus -o loop,ro /path/to/book.iso /macdisk
>
> OR
>
> $ sudo mount -o loop -t hfs book.iso /macdisk

#1 - if the friend can't read the hard disk, she can't mail one file
from it, can she? The purpose of sending the disk is to recover data
off it, AIUI.

#2 - DVDs typically run to 5GB or so. That is rather too big to email.


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