[hfs-user] Volume-Names in HFS

Simon Bazley <sibaz@sibaz.com> simon@sibaz.com
Mon, 11 Feb 2002 01:41:32 +0000 (GMT)

Have you checked Inside Macintosh Files to see what it says about the MDB
record (assuming its an HFS volume) or the equivalent in the HFS+ Technote
(assuming its HFS+).  My understanding was that volume name was pretty
bullet proof.


On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, Entwicklung wrote:

> Hello,
>         My HFS-Volume seems to be recognized if I give the Volume a name with an odd no. of characters say "NEW" but fails to be recognized if the name is say "NAND_HFS". Does anybody know of a possible reason why this is happening ?
> I think this had something to do with the key length field. In my case - if the volume name is even hence implying that the associated key does not end on an even byte boundary (where applicable), i byte is added for padding but the key-length and name length fields are maintained as before. In those keys which have to be of size=maximum key length the padding with zeroes is done in any case.
> Does anybody know if something else needs to be changed ?
> TIA,
> Nandini Hengen