I have an encrypted hfs+ external SSD. When I plug it into my mac and, it prompts for my password, but after I enter it nothing happens.
I tried this in terminal:
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
Note: What I've provided is a standard procedure to solve most minor problems. It may not work and you should backup before doing any potentially dangerous tasks.
You could try to convert the encrypted CoreStorage device back to normal using the
revert keyword of
diskutil cs revert <LVUUID> -stdinpassphrase
with being the UUID of the logical volume. What bothers me, however, is that
diskutil cs list shows “–none–” for the
Disk parameter of the SSD logical volume...