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Mac OS X “file system formatter failed”

I bought a Samsung SSD drive from Amazon that I installed in my Macbook Pro (model: 13' late 2011) in place of the optical drive. The problem is that I can't format it in HFS with the disk utility, I ...
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iBook G4 hard disk issue - how to repair broken HFS filesystem?

The OS does not boot, it stays in blue blank screen with scrolling bar. I restarted to single user mode and tried fsck - it said it cannot repair fs. Restarting with OSX install diskette: it did not ...
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How can I find out what's on a certain block in an HFS+ formatted drive?

I've got a hard disk that has damaged blocks. I'm now copying it using ddrescue to an external drive. I've got a file with the list of the damaged blocks, how can I find out which files are located ...
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tool to create images of HFS filesystems similar to ntfsclone?

I'm looking for some sort of tool that can create a "sparse" HFS filesystem image. Basically, I'd like to see a block-for-block copy, but ignoring unallocated blocks. ntfsclone can do this for NTFS ...
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Recover data or repair partition from a 1TB external HD used by a Mac

I have an external 1TB HD that was previously formatted with NTFS and then given to a Mac user who, probably, formatted it with HFS+, filled it with data, and then ... BOOM. Nobody can tell what ...
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What does this mean and what do I do about it? crucial filesystem check: Fixing Bogus GID 80 on path /sbin/launchd

A few days ago my website got hacked and a malicious file called images.pl was uploaded which creates a backdoor that allows the file's author to upload/download/do whatever they want. Later I found ...
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OSX extended attributes and NFS

I have multiple users working on a fileserver, mainly using Photoshop, InDesign and alikes. Samba (3.5.6) does not seem responsive enough (using 'socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_KEEPALIVE ...
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chmod / chown hfs+ Volume

I have just saved some data from a crashed PC to my external HD, which is a HFS+ Volume using Ubuntu live (regular copy no dd). Now I am lost: I don't have any privileges in the Folder i copied on my ...