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The SSD is disk0, the internal HDD (which should be disk1 if a Fusion disk is attached) is missing. Instead your recovery volume (loaded from Apple) is disk1. Your internal HDD probably either died or the SATA cable is loose/broken. You have to replace the HDD and/or the cable. The SSD seems to be functional but misses any partition. It already contains a ...


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I think it's time to start thinking about data recovery at this point. Half-performing Time-Machine can mess things up pretty badly (you don't need to be being told this, you're living it). This is most easily done (read: Unless you want to open it, which isn't terrible, but definitely not for a novice) by holding the "T" button on the keyboard while ...


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Go into Finder and right click on the DVD, there should be an option "Erase rewritable disk". Apparently that's how to erase disks in El Capitan.


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Try booting in Recovery mode(Cmd +R) and see if it's recognised there. Also check if it's recognised on other computers.


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If the Time Machine backup you used to restore the Mac was created after you started noticing problems, maybe whatever drive corruption there was messed up some files that were backed up, leaving you with a good drive but still bad system files. If you have an older Time Machine backup from when the Mac was functioning properly, that might be better to use. ...


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“Error: Disk Utility can’t repair this disk. Back up as many of your files as possible, reformat the disk, and restore your backed-up files.” The above written message doesn’t show up in usual conditions of disk errors. In most of the cases, the disk utility can easily verify & repair your Apple hard drive. But if the HFS hard drive is beyond the repair ...


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The only solution I was able to discover is to erase and format the drive. You can do that by following these steps: Boot into Internet Recovery Mode. Erase the drive using Disk Utility. Reinstall OS X. For more information read How to reinstall OS X on your Mac, then click on Erase a drive and reinstall OS X.


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That's a wonderful little deadlock situation the Appleneers apparently did not think of. Here's how I solved it for an external USB drive: Install Paragon HFS+ (from http://www.paragon-drivers.com/hfs-windows/ - the trial version suffices) on a Windoze and reboot it. Attach the drive and open it in the Explorer. Delete some dispensable files to gain some ...


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The partition map as well as the diskutil & diskutil cs listings looks completely valid. Explanation: disk0: SSD part of a Fusion disk disk1: HDD part of a Fusion disk disk2: OS X base system (a recovery system mounted from disk1s3 or "downloaded" from Apple via Internet Recovery Mode) disk3: CoreStorage volume on disk0s2 & disk1s2 disk4 - disk16: ...


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I would try the following since all basic configs/lists/outputs look fine: boot to Single User Mode /sbin/fsck -fy Display free disk space /bin/df Example: Filesystem 512-blocks Used Available Capacity iused ifree %iused Mounted on /dev/disk2 6066780416 5644868776 421399640 94% 705672595 52674955 93% / Here 94% of the disk ...


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The answer is in the screenshot you posted. "To resize a partition on the selected disk, drag its resize control and click Apply." You should be able to just increase the size of the Macintosh HD partition to use the free space. I would recommend backing up first to be safe.


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I erased the partition VBOX HARDDISK while naming it "UsableDisk" and rebooted the virtual machine. This time I could see "UsableDisk" as an option on "Install OS X" screen as shown above. Choosing it to install the the OS X resolved the issue. Took around 15 minutes for install to complete.


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Did you completely wiped it via the Apple Disk utilities and formatted it Mac Journaled? It might look like you kept a partition of the disk (FAT32 or NTFS)


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The partition disk2s5 has the wrong partition type. It should be 53746F72-6167-11AA-AA11-00306543ECAC instead of FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF! To solve this boot to Macintosh HD (disk0s2/disk1), open Terminal and enter: to get an overview: diskutil list below I assume the external disk has the disk identifier disk2 sudo gpt -r show /dev/disk2 ...


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I solved the issue by installing El Capitan on the USB (via another Mac) and booting from there (a full install, not just a boot disk). The El Capitan booted from the USB did see the SSD, so I could install El Capitan from the USB onto the SSD. The core issue was that Apple seems to have added third party SSD support after 10.6, so installing 10.6 was ...


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Though similar to the linked question your partition table has some specific differences: you have a second Recovery HD with a false partition type and your main volume is part of a CoreStorage stack. First you have to determine the proper system versions of the Recovery HDs and then remove the older or - if identical - remove the one with the wrong ...


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You should be able to resize the CoreStorage stack by booting to a second boot volume (e.g. Internet Recovery Mode) after modifying the partition table. Afterwards you have to re-add the partitions in the old boundaries but with proper types. Preparation: Restart to Internet Recovery Mode by pressing alt cmd R at startup. The prerequisites are the ...


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I would assume the same procedure would be followed as the answer posted to this question "Merge Partitions with Disk Utility in El Capitan Gives operation Failed error". In other words, the commands would be as shown below. diskutil erasevolume "Free Space" "" /dev/disk0s7 diskutil erasevolume "Free Space" "" /dev/disk0s6 diskutil erasevolume "...


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When you create an image and you select Compressed, you are doing so at the sake of speed and read/write capability To access the data on a compressed image, you have to uncompress it first; that takes cycles (cpu time). Secondly, per Apple, the image is read only, not read/write so you will lose that capability as well. The "Compressed" format is great ...


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I had this problem, and I think the simplest fix is this: Click the "+" sign on the bottom of the Partition Layout, resize the second partition to what you want, and then select the format to be "Free Space". You will see that the second partition in the layout is replaced by empty space. Then, just select "Apply".


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Your command should work if your disk looks something like mine below (note disk1 vs disk2): diskutil list disk1 /dev/disk1 (disk image): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme +1.5 GB disk1 1: Microsoft Basic Data WINSEVEN 1.5 GB ...


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Here is what I've been using to mount an external SSD into my Music folder that contains my iTunes media files automatically whenever I log in. You didn't say exactly what the purpose of the external mount is so some of these bits might not be what you need but then again, it might be exactly what you are trying to do. As mentioned in your question and in @...


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The fact of not mounting a volume from a HDD might related to other issues as hardware problems (talking by self experience). The alternative of spending in third part software is to use a third disk to save data and format the disks again. I think you should use it to save your data and go deep by this steps: Make sure your hardware is ok by testing with ...


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The errors with Safari are because -rwxr-xr-x should be lrwxr-xr-x where the l indicates symbolic link. I'm not sure how this is something to 'fix' from a permissions point of view as either something's a symbolic link or it's not. Repair Permissions has been removed in El Capitan so support for it with updated versions of Safari is likely to be overlooked. ...


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Answer to Posted Question When you enter the diskutil command to resize your boot partition disk0s2, the recovery partition disk0s3 will automatically be moved. You do not want to move this recovery partition to the end of the disk using a separate command. In other words, you are trying to do the wrong thing. See Merge partitions with Macintosh HD for the ...


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You have to delete the Data partition. disk1 (Macintosh SSD) is no real partition/disk but a virtual volume residing in disk0s2 but containing your system. Backup the content of Data Open Disk Utility Choose the superior disk and hit "Partition": Click on the Data partition and hit the - button: Click Apply The Data partition will be removed, the ...


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You have to edit the partition table and modify the type of disk1s2 (and correct the type of disk1s3) to get your main data partition back and make Boot OS X invisible: Log-in as admin Open Terminal and enter sudo gpt -r show /dev/disk1 to get an overview Unmount disk1: diskutil umountDisk /dev/disk1 Remove partition 2 and 3: sudo gpt remove -i 3 /...



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