I have been having a nightmare since I decided to update to
High Sierra was failing to install on my HD disk prompting me with the error discussed here (https://forums.developer.apple.com/thread/87690)
I managed to install the OS on a pen drive and boot from there, then, after creating a backup of my files I converted my HD disk to APFS using disk utility and restarted my computer with
When starting the installation High Sierra installer asks me for my drive password in order to mount it and begin the installation. I set the password and it proceeds.
The problem comes after it finishes downloading and it reboots. I am presented with a screen asking me for my disk password. I enter the same password I use in order to mount my disk but it keeps rejecting it. I am SURE I am typing the password correctly, with no caps, or spaces.
My concern is if the password being asked is the same password I use to unencrypt my disk and mount it. I am not sure how to proceed now. Pretty frustrating week trying to install High Sierra.
Any tip in the right direction will be appreciated.
EDIT: I found this link (https://forums.developer.apple.com/thread/80174) with a solution to some people. In my case, it fails because there I have no
/var/db/dslocal/nodes/Default directory... All I see on my original drive is
EDIT 2: Warning, if you go for the option above, make sure to backup your
/users/ folder. In some tests I made I found out that after doing the above, High Sierra ends up overwriting the whole folder thus losing all data.