View Full Version : Accessing a Linux Drive in OS X Tiger

24th June 2006, 11:57 PM
Ok I just sold my Compaq Laptop and kept the HD. I now have a Powerbook G4 800 and 867 Ti Books that I am selling but for now I would like to use the data thats on the 60gig that I have now put in an external case.

What do I need to do to get OS X Tiger 10.4.6 to read a FC5 i386 Drive?

25th June 2006, 03:04 AM
I think you need a miracle. OS X doesn't support ext3 file system. But you can ask in OS X forums.
May be someone had implemented ext3 on top of darwin


Pietro Pesci Feltri

25th June 2006, 03:07 AM
I can see it now, just not mount it. Its Linux LVM format if I can just figure out how to mount it.

25th June 2006, 01:45 PM
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2fsx/ Is that what you're looking for?

25th June 2006, 03:21 PM
unfortantly that does not work with the drive plus it says panther only. I installed it but it will not load the partition with all the info so I am installing fedora core 5 on the laptop and trying to use a different file format.

25th June 2006, 03:43 PM
Which part of "Tiger support is here!" is confusing you?

25th June 2006, 06:26 PM
The part where it refused to even load the partition that Panther did with this program and reading the install guide that states it does not work with 10.4.X and above.