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Fusion Drive is an OS X specific way of caching data. If you use Bootcamp on a Fusion Drive you will get Windows on the hard drive only. Some information from this Apple note
There are at least two approaches to solve your problem: One is potentially destructive, vastly undocumented and i don't know if it works (1) and the other one is for sure destructive (2). So please backup your Mac OS X and your Ubuntu partition if necessary. Requirements: USB thumb drive with a full working Mac OS X and iPartition installed or a Linux ...
The problem here is you are not specific about what you mean by "My imac hdd is starting to go." Being specific and detailed will always get you a better answer. That said I can (hopefully) infer that there is some sort of error that has messed up a computer's ability to actually read the drive. This could be something as simple as directory corruption ...
This Mac Book Retina was originally delivered with Mountain Lion. The upgrade history contains Mavericks, several Yosemite DPs and finally the Yosemite GM Candidate. One of the Yosemite Developer Previews transformed the previous Apple_HFS partition into a Logical Volume Group. The (only) Logical Volume is not revertible: The Boot Camp assistant can't ...
That is a dual core processor (Ivybridge Core i5 2.5GHz 3210M). I am guessing that Apple's system information is telling you about the physical cores and Windows is including hyper-threading which lets you run two tasks per core.
The Boot Camp Assistant will move any file (if any) which may reside in your future Windows partition to a appropriate position in your then shrinked Mac partition before creating unallocated disk space in the repartitioning process. Therefore there is absolutely no need to defrag in the forefront. Please read Do partitions on SSDs map to physical addresses? ...
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