Os x disk utility updating boot support partitions
Plugging it into my Windows 7 Virtual Machine didn’t let me do anything to fix it.
Whereas my other two externals have around 500,000 files the temperamental one seems to have only about 164. I've checked, unchecked and re-checked Finder preferences. The data is duplicated elsewhere but transferring 2.7Tb would be a nightmare. It sounds like something in the drive has gotten scrambled a bit. That may or may not suggest that the drive is failing. Okay I stopped the other task to follow up on your advice. The outcome reads [in green]: 'The volume 'Untitled' appears to be OK'. 2.7 TB of films, software and text documents were there a few hours ago.That may or may not suggest that the drive is failing. It sounds like something in the drive has gotten scrambled a bit. Try running Disk Utility (in the Utilities folder) and letting it repair the drive if any errors are found. __________________________________________________ ____________________________ Verify and Repair volume “Untitled” Checking Journaled HFS Plus volume. Now there's no sign of them [I'm guessing they're still there, just unrecognized because of the technical hiccup that resulted in renaming the disk 'Untitled']. Since this is an external hard drive..thing that is very important when the external hard drive is disconnected from the computer…it should always be done properly. This is usually done by dragging the external hard drives icon to the trash can to "eject" it.Step Two: Remove the existing Recovery HD recovery partition 1.Get the disk identifier of your recovery partition by running the following command: 3.
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Fortunately, thanks to the work of Clay Caviness at Google, there’s a way to rebuild your recovery partition (at least for 10.7.2) on a Mac that doesn’t have one. Mac models that were introduced in 2012 (like the 2012 Mac Book Pros and Airs) are not able to run 10.7.2.