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Where is fstab on Mac OS X?

I've been looking for /etc/fstab on Mac OS X for the past ten minutes. It's no where to be found. There is a /etc/fstab.hd file, but it contains the following message:

IGNORE THIS FILE
This file does nothing, contains no useful data, and might go away in future releases. Do not depend on this file or its contents.

I have no clue what this /etc/fstab.hd is for; apparently nothing.

It turned out that Darwin provides a safe manner to edit the /etc/fstab via its "vifs" utility, which you must run with "sudo". It creates the /etc/fstab for you the first time it runs.

Chieh Cheng
Wed, 24 Mar 2010 18:05:07 +0000

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Title: Read/Write EXT2/EXT3 Volumes on Mac OS X
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Excerpt: Wanting to share data on an EXT2 SD Card between Mac OS X and Linux computers, I started looking for way for Mac OS X to recognize EXT2/EXT3 volumes. The most promising solution I found is the fuse-ext2 Open Source software on SourceForge. After installing this software, I tried running it and recei . . .
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