Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

2

Testing cabling is more of an empirical exercise. First you disconnect and reseat both ends of the cable. Next, you put in the new cable and if the problem goes away it was the cable. If you suspect the cable on an intermittent problem you replace the cable and leave it in after reseating doesn't reduce the frequency of the issue. I'd start with reseating ...


2

Using this option, you'll endup with a whole disk encryption. It uses OSX CoreStorage volume management technology and XTS-AES 128-bit encryption, so it's software. Edit : As pointed Alan Shutko, since 2011 Intel added an Intruction set to intel processor to do AES encryption.


2

I highly recommend completely backing up the machine before attempting this, either using TM with no exclusions set, or better yet, cloning the whole drive using a program like Carbon Copy Cloner. Unmount the Logical Volume: sudo diskutil unmount force /dev/disk1 Remove the Logical Volume Group and all of its contents: sudo diskutil cs deleteLVG ...


1

The HDD cable physically attaches the internal drive (2.5'' 9mm traditionally for notebooks) to the logicboard, typically via the SATA (II or III) bus. The cable can wear out and cause I/O problems, such as you've as described. Here is an image of the cable via iFixit. I added brief descriptions: Using iFixit, identify your machine's model and find the ...


1

Yes. Reformat and partition the HD. When you unplugged the drive, you severely damaged the directory information on the 'My Passport' partition, rendering it unusable. If there is nothing of value on the drive, this is your best bet. In addition, make sure to reformat with Mac OS Extended (Journaled) selected.


1

When it's telling you to review your account I think it's just telling you to go into the Apple account settings and confirm some of your account details. Probably just wants you to enter the three digital code from the back of your card, or something like that to confirm the payment details.


1

You should try to create a bootable USB stick with some kind of recovery LiveCD (Ubuntu, BackTrack, ...) I recommend using Ubuntu because it is the easiest to create. There is a little tutorial on Ubuntu's website: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx (If you Have trouble be sure to ask a question on AskUbuntu) After you ...


1

The problem is that the system goes into a fail-safe mode when the directory structure cannot be presumed to be safe for a new write. You did the correct triage step by booting into recovery mode and attempting to repair the volume with Disk Utility. At this point, you should back up any files you need. Test that your backup is complete and run Disk ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible