So I have a HDD I want to format to use with my Mac. I think the portion Microsoft basic data is probably some kind of boot drive.
How do i delete it?
This is the return from terminal It’s disk2s2 that I'm struggling to remove
/dev/disk2 (external, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme *4.0 TB disk2 1: EFI 209.7 MB disk2s1 2: Microsoft Basic Data -187715584 B disk2s2 3: Apple_HFS UNTITLED 21.0 MB disk2s3 4: Apple_HFS UNTITLED 939.5 MB disk2s4 5: Apple_HFS 939.5 MB disk2s5 6: Apple_HFS 939.5 MB disk2s6 7: Apple_HFS 939.5 MB disk2s7 8: Apple_HFS 939.5 MB disk2s8 9: Linux LVM 4.0 TB disk2s9
After attempting to partition the whole disk, this was the results:
QueenC$ diskutil partitionDisk /dev/disk2 1 GPT HFS+ MacintoshHD 100% Started partitioning on disk2 Unmounting disk Error: -69877: Couldn't open device (Is a disk in use by a storage system such as AppleRAID, CoreStorage, or APFS?)