As a matter of fact, my 1 TB External hard disk has three partition: "MAC OS", "NTFS" and "FAT32". All of the partitions worked very well in the past.
However, I just discovered that my Mac OS Extended (HFS+) formatted "MAC OS" partition could not be mounted, although the other two partitions were seemingly fine. I tried to repair the partition with Disk Utility but it failed. I have no idea why this had happened to my hard disk, since I have not done anything disruptive to my hard disk and my MAC OS partition.
I have only done two things before I discovered that my MAC OS partition was no longer working:
- I installed the Apple Security Update 2015-002 when my hard disk was plugged into my Macbook air.
- I tried to move some files from my "NTFS" partition to another external hard disk. But it failed because of unknown reason.
This is what I got when I did the "diskutill info" on Terminal:
This is what I got when I tried to repair my partition:
How do I solve the problem and recover my "MAC OS" partition and get my data back?