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Preparation: Backup 'Macintosh HD' Start another computer or smartphone and access this page here to follow the instructions. Detach any external drive (especially an external Time Machine backup drive) Restart to Internet Recovery Mode by pressing alt cmd R at startup. The prerequisites are the latest firmware update installed, either ethernet or WLAN ...


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Update 3) (I deleted Update 2) I am glad, klanomath posted his answer. For me post, I would have to plagiarize his work. Deuce55 you can ignore this update. It is directed at anyone interest in recovery partitions. There are three types of OS X recovery partitions. They are either internal, external or internet based. Each type has its pros and cons. ...


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If I remember correctly, if the partition type is GUID then you should be able to resize by just dragging the line that divides your partitions. You might need to delete the empty space partition first by clicking on it and hitting the '-' button, but then you should be able to drag the active partition to whatever size you want. Afterwards, you can '+' the ...


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I recommend you backup your data before you running the command below Repair disk via Disk Utility App in Recovery Mode if needed and then run this command in terminal diskutil resizeVolume disk0s2 0b


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I am astonished about complexity of this problem (see @klanomath answer) and easiness to create it. So I tried to play with it and find a work around and succeed. My problem was the following: I had 500GB disk on which I created 150GB Macintosh HD and 350GB of "free space" using Disk Utility. When I tried to format the free space and pressed Apply it ...


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looking at your diskutil list output, your disk0s2 partition type is not correct; it should be Apple_CoreStorage, but has remained Apple_HFS (probably due to the interruption of the conversion process). If you are able to access the data on your internal disk, I would recommend backing up your data first. erasing your internal disk and doing a clean ...


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further to Funball's comment... you need the UUID of the logical volume group and not the logical volume and then you should see something like Role: Logical Volume Group (LVG) UUID: 58E64811-56C5-4EBC-BE0B-5AF217AA2ABE LVG Name: Fusion LVG Version: 1 LVG Size: ...


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For safety's sake, make a good backup before continuing. I really agree with @bmike, I'd like to say, "re-enable file vault" is a bad idea, because it's Unencrypted originally, and also "file vault 2" has so many horrible bugs. if every thing is OK, diskutil cs resizeStack 8F5A679C-06AB-44CC-BD46-33E327446D80 0g should work


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The reason is that disk0 contains your actual drive. If you look there, you see that only 125.4 GB of space is allocated to the "Core Storage". Disk 1 is the logical volume (Macintosh HD) which resides in disk0s2 (also named Macintosh HD) so deleting disk1 won't be what you want to accomplish and the tool is preventing you from deleting that "logical ...



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