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Questions tagged [fsck-hfs]

HFS(plus) file system consistency check and repair.

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MacBook Pro A1297 will not startup

I have tried all sorts of things. I have reorted to single user mode but dont know enough to fix anything. I have tried fsck and it says things are fine but i continue to have this error among others ...
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Why is fsck_hfs slow on *journaled* HFS+

Sometimes my external drives get uncleanly detached, and at the next connection a disk check is necessary. What surprises me now is to see a slow disk check process on a journaled filesystem. ...
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“No space left on device” despite 70GB free; can't create any files larger than 8.0MiB on iPad

iPad Pro 9.7" (1st gen) 256GB, iOS 10.2.1. Problem #1: I can't create files larger than 2-8MB (it varies upon reboot). This renders the iPad virtually unusuable. Many apps won't launch, apps won't ...
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Interpreting fsck_hfs result

While trying to understand why my Mac stopped performing so well on Spotlight.. I tried a suggestion that had me check my HD's status on Disk Utility. I can't press the Unmount button even after using ...
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Why does fsck throw these errors?

So I check a volume of my Hard drive for bad blocks and I used the following command fsck_hfs -fy -S /dev/disk2s1 and it immediately threw errors like: sh-3.2# fsck_hfs -fy -S /dev/disk2s1 ** /dev/...
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Is there a way to figure out which file is stored at a particular block?

I've just checked my SSD with sudo fsck_hfs -fy -S /dev/disk2s2 and it threw some errors, for example: block 2760096: *** NO MATCH *** What I would like to know which file is located at offset ...
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MacBook Pro (Late2011) fails to boot and repair HDD volume:

I have a MacBookPro ("late 2011"/ MD313LL/A) (i5, 4GB, 500 GB Toshiba HDD) with MacOSX 10.9.x on it. The MacBook won't boot. In verbose mode I see the following information: During boot, after ...
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Strange messages from fsck_hfs

I am trying to check an entire USB external disk that is not erased. For that reason I have typed fsck_hfs -fy -l -S -d /dev/disk1s2 This the result Several messages I found strange here NO WRITE -...