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To be able to create a multi-boot environment you have to revert from a CoreStorage partition layout to a standard partition layout. Start to internet recovery mode by pressing altcmdR while booting. Open Terminal.app in the menubar Utilities → Terminal enter diskutil cs revert LVUUID and hit the ⏎ key. (LVUUID is the Logical Volume UUID. You get it by ...


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Theoretically everything is fine with your Fusion Drive. Fusion Drives look like this. Disk0 is your SSD with 121 GB and disk1 is your HDD with ~1 TB (~1.121 TB summed up). The larger parts of your SSD (disk0s2) and your HDD (disk1s2) are pooled to a CoreStorage LVG (Fusion Drive: disk3) with a size of 967.8 GB. The rest is reserved for EFIs, a Recovery HD ...


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If your Mac OS partition is encrypted with FileVault 2, it will be unreadable when you are booted to Windows. At that point, the only thing malware could do to this partition would be to wipe or delete it.


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The access to the OS X partition on Windows is managed through the HFS+ driver. If you uninstall it from Windows, the OS X partition will become inaccessible from Windows. It does virtually protect you from any kind of attack, unless a malware include itself the drivers (I hardly see that happening) or it simply deletes the whole partition. However, you ...


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1 - I think you need a keyboard to boot holding Alt (Opt) key, to show boot partition and disks. 2 - Yes, if you plug in a USB keyboard it's simply works. Mac OS X has the driver for standard keyboards.


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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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I'm using Unlock by Justin Ridgewell to mount my FileVault2 (CoreStorage) encrypted HDD that I have replaced my SuperDrive with. Unlock will loop through your CoreStorage encrypted volumes (sans boot) and ask if you want them unlocked upon booting. The passphrase for unlocking them will then be stored in the System Keychain so that another user could login ...


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a Boot Camp partition could make the computer susceptible to malware that can somehow access the OS X partition. A better way to state this would be: Running Windows could make the computer susceptible to malware that can somehow access the OS X partition. Any booted operating system on any partition has full control of any connected devices. The ...


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Preliminary remark Like bmike already mentioned: the path back up the CoreStorage Volume to Time Machine and then erase / repartition both and start over with a new fusion drive should be preferred. Preparation: Detach any external drive (especially your external Time Machine backup drive) Restart to Internet Recovery Mode by pressing alt cmd R ...


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Thanks to @klanomath for a great answer. It's amazing to me that the only way to do this is such a destructive one. I will outline here a few things I learned and maybe a little bit of an abstraction of the problem. The FusionDrive, as the name suggests, is actually two physical drives fused together. Occasionally when setting up BOOTCAMP, the Windows ...


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I need some more information before I can answer your question. First, what model is your mac? Second, please run the following commands from the OS X Terminal app. Please post the results for me to read. sudo diskutil list sudo disktuil cs list sudo gpt -r -vvv show -l /dev/disk0 sudo fdisk /dev/disk0 All these commands do is list information about your ...


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Set your Disk utility in to Debug mode. Now you should be able to "see" the hidden partitions like EFI and the Recovery HD. To enable the Debug mode use your Terminal: Enter the following command at the Terminal prompt: defaults write com.apple.DiskUtility DUDebugMenuEnabled 1 Needless to say, there is a reason for those partitions to be hidden, so do ...



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