Cannot mount HFS+ volume

Bug #1648418 reported by XIA on 2016-12-08
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Bug Description

By using
sudo mount -o force -t hfsplus /dev/xvdf1 timemachine/

it keeps saying that

mount: unknown filesystem type 'hfsplus'

However hfsprobe is already installed. If I try the fsck it works fine:

sudo fsck.hfsplus -f /dev/xvdf1
** /dev/xvdf1
** Checking HFS Plus volume.
** Checking Extents Overflow file.
** Checking Catalog file.
** Checking Catalog hierarchy.
** Checking volume bitmap.
** Checking volume information.
** The volume untitled appears to be OK.

cat /proc/filesystems
nodev sysfs
nodev rootfs
nodev ramfs
nodev bdev
nodev proc
nodev cpuset
nodev cgroup
nodev tmpfs
nodev devtmpfs
nodev debugfs
nodev tracefs
nodev securityfs
nodev sockfs
nodev bpf
nodev pipefs
nodev devpts
 ext3
 ext2
 ext4
 squashfs
nodev hugetlbfs
 vfat
nodev ecryptfs
 fuseblk
nodev fuse
nodev fusectl
nodev pstore
nodev mqueue
 btrfs
nodev autofs
 iso9660

which hfsplus is not in the list.

Ubuntu version:
Linux version 4.4.0-45-generic (buildd@lgw01-34) (gcc version 5.4.0 20160609 (Ubuntu 5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.2) ) #66-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 19 14:12:37 UTC 2016

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