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Mac OS X Volume Formats

Mac OS Extended – Default for Mac OS X, journaling enabled file system. This is also the recommended format for new installs. Also called HFS Plus. The Journaling feature in Mac OS Extended was first introduced in Mac OS X Server 10.2.2 Mac OS Standard (aka HFS -Hierarchical File System) – Older standard that is not very popular, and inefficient when compared to Extended. OS X can read a HFS volume but the OS cannot be installed on one. UFS UNIX File System -Supported in…


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