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Is it possible to mount a Linux ext4 partition on Mac OS X?

Please describe the procedure - risk free - thanks.

Edit Aug 2012

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Take a look at this related question apple.stackexchange.com/questions/29842/… –  Pierz Dec 15 at 22:02

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It seems it isn't currently possible.

A possible workaround for some scenarios is explained at http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/mac-os-x-read-ext3-ext4-external-usb-hard-disk-partition/

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Try MacFuse with ext4fuse. If you want it to be risk-free, mount it read-only or duplicate the partition first.

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You might be able to do it by running Linux in a Virtualbox VM. Only thing you'd stand to lose is time configuring and installing (And space on the drive). Certainly won't hurt the Mac to try it.

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