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I followed Klanomath's reply above to successfully recover my Macintosh HD. I had tried to resize it from ubuntu (Bootcamp) and completely stopped seeing my Macintosh HD partition. I had tried several posts and tools to write and rewrite partition tables without success and was about to give up. I followed the steps #5 to #8 from the post. I did # 5 and ...


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Yes, you can go ahead and install El Capitan to the smaller partition. You just need to run the "Install OS X El Capitan" application and select the proper destination volume. I would first use the Disk Utility application to erase this destination volume. You do not have to use a USB drive to install El Capitan. During the installation, the Recovery ...


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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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The results you posted from the readgpt command leads me the following conclusions about your drive's partitions. The six partitions are listed in the order found on the drive. ~200 MB EFI partition (Usually hidden from the user) ~100 GB Windows partition ~75 GB OS X partition ~50 GB Windows partition ~650 MB OS X recovery partition (This is exactly the ...


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The use of Core Storage seems to be a common denominator in problems similar to mine. I used the sudo diskutil cs revert [Logical Volume guid] command in the Terminal application to get rid of Core Storage, and then restarted. Presto! My missing GBs were returned. The above command can only be used if the command diskutil cs list shows the Logical ...


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To correct the GUID error in your GPT, you need to start up from OS X Recovery over the Internet. Press and hold the command(⌘)optionR keys immediately after you turn on your Mac and hear the startup sound. For more information see the site: OS X: About OS X Recovery. Once started to OS X Recovery, select the Terminal application from the menu bar. Enter the ...


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You can use Unetbootin to copy the Linux ISO to 1.2GB partition(disk4s3). If I were you though I would first rewrite the partition type as GPT instead of APM by running: diskutil partitionDisk disk4 GPT fat32 Linux 10% ExFat d2 10% ExFat d3 80% Then select the Linux partition on disk4 in UNetbootin to be the destination for the ISO copy.


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To most easily resolve this, you need to erase your USB drive with a "Master Boot Record" scheme. Steps: Open Disk Utility Select the USB drive Click "Erase" Choose Format "MS-DOS (FAT)" MOST IMPORTANT: Choose Scheme "Master Boot Record" Click Erase button Many thanks to nholtappels for figuring out the problem!


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I have made a fork of fuse-ext2 which installs everything in /Library and /usr/local, so that you don't have to disable SIP in Mac OS X El Capitan. Glad if you try it ;-).



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