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Data Not Backed Up, Partition Type: FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF

I was trying to install Linux on my MacBook for class when I bricked my computer, which now in an unbootable state. I made my partition too small, so I was going to delete and create a larger one. ...
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macOS partition startup Volume type FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF

I have encountered a nearly identical issue to the one in this question (and this too: Data Not Backed Up, Partition Type: FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF), but my hard drive's main partition is ...
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iMac disk partion FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF and fusion drive unlinked

I was trying to uninstall linux mint and was trying to restore the partitions back to one. Somehow I ended with the one of the partition labeled FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF. This are the ...
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macOS cannot boot. How can I add trailing loader space?

I am running El Capitain on a MacBook Pro and I decided to add a Ubuntu dual boot to the system. To do this I installed rEFInd, partitioned 100GB for the linux file system, partitioned 2GB for the ...
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Does "gpt remove" command delete files along with partition? Trying to recover a Mac OS partition Vol Type FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF

I have a Macbook Pro with Big Sur on it, and I installed Linux Mint. I then resized the encrypted Mac OS APFS partition in order to grant Linux more space. After that I created another smaller Linux ...
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macOS partition startup Volume and Recovery Disk type FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF plus part of the disk corrupted?

I have a situation very similar to the ones depicted in two previous questions I found (this and this), but still different (I address why my situation is different later on in the question). The ...
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High Sierra doesn't boot after ubuntu partition deletion (which was dual booted)

About 4 months ago I dual booted High Sierra with ubuntu. I dedicated 20 GB of my hard with default Disk Utility. Recently I tried to merge the partition back, but during this process it failed and ...
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Partition Error - Internet Recovery downloading cancelled

I was trying to restore the system and forgot to copy the data folder, so I shut down the computer in the middle of the Internet Recovery. There I think I broke the table or MacOs partition because ...
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Mac partition shows as type FFFF-FFF.... - partition doesn't show in boot menu

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 partition running on my Mac alongside the MAC OS. It started recently that I could only boot into a black screen in the Mac OS and now the partition in the boot menu has ...
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Can't boot, OS volume type 'FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFF'

after trying to remove a linux distribution through diskutil, i somehow managed to mess up my OS-Volume - i can't boot: Output of diskutil list Output of gpt -r show /dev/disk0 Thats the output i ...
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