[Sidefx-houdini-list] macs and Houdini and disk partitions

Larry Giunta larry at gcreativestudios.com
Tue Jul 27 18:40:51 EDT 2010

Thanks Rangi. This is very helpful info and great to hear.

We'll just jump in with journaled then and give it a go with some  
tests. Sounds like a good bet.

Thanks again for the helpful feedback.


On Jul 27, 2010, at 6:27 PM, Rangi Sutton wrote:

> On 28 July 2010 06:08, Larry Giunta <larry at gcreativestudios.com>  
> wrote:
>> Main question is should we choose Mac OS extended (Journaled ) or
>> straight Mac OS extended??
>> I'm seeing some posts indicating that choosing "journaled" may
>> confine us to "read only" when mounted on the Linux system  ... or
>> possibly limit
>> our flexibility in other ways??
>> Just wondering if anyone has any experience they can share regarding
>> any negative issues we might encounter.
> We've run a cross-mounting spiderweb between linux boxes and macs  
> without
> any drama. Journaled HFS+ RAIDs exported via NFS to linux boxes..  
> Perhaps
> the restriction you're seeing is referring to when mounting the HFS 
> + volume
> directly on the linux box, as opposed to an NFS mount? Which would  
> make more
> sense.
> I'm not a guru on these things, but I think you can turn  
> journalling off if
> need be anyway.. so if you've external drives that need to be mounted
> directly on a linux box switch off journalling first while it's  
> plugged into
> a mac.
> References to HFS+ journalled not working on linux on the net seem  
> to be
> fairly dated... might be worth doing some tests..
> Cheers,
> r.
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