She had a one-month old backup, so she said there wasn't anything irreplaceable on it. Running Disk Utility several times I always have the following at the end of the repair disk permissions. Reply ↓ MARLON February 16, 2015 at 6:55 pm Hi! Since I do always have at least two mirrored backups (not counting two current full disk images auto backed up by SuperDuper scripting), I guess I take more chances than most. http://vbview.net/open-error/open-error-1-disk-utility.php
I force quit the app again. These are more expensive solutions and their use will depend on the intrinsic value of the data, the budget available for a backup solution - and one's inherent paranoia or the Reply ↓ PARUSA December 22, 2014 at 12:08 am Hi, with this fix? How long should I leave the command running? https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2754151?start=0&tstart=0
I thought it might be a virus but doubt that. I was setting up a usb Yosemite boot drive but it hanged (upgrading from Snow Leopard to Yosemite). In that way i got all the important files, photos, and projects of the lady. You can not post a blank message.
When trying to use Apple's Disk Util for adjusting partitions or reformatting, I would end up with a greyed selection or what appeared empty space that could not be recovered. (Using Proceeded to quote me the cost to replace, etc. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Diskwarrior I came to wake the iMac up one time and it had the Adobe message that my Flash needed updated in the middle of the screen.
Thank you again! Same errors. Reply ↓ Jello September 6, 2014 at 10:07 am This worked. http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/159585/getting-loads-of-open-error-5s-when-using-terminal-to-repair-permissions Also, if you could format a flash drive with the newer NTSF format, if would not work on a Mac without additional software.
When completed, it will display this message if no issue is found: The volume (name_of_your_mac_volume) appears to be OKIf fsck found issues and has altered, repaired, or fixed anything, it will Good luck! There really are some problems for which Terminal is the only solution. Reply ↓ Andrew January 3, 2015 at 4:41 pm Thanks Well done have used this twice Reply ↓ Cristian (@ccontreras) January 4, 2015 at 8:23 am Hi , I am
Trying to select anything other than Current in the Partition Layout is impossible. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/permissions-repair-giving-errors-is-my-drive-about-to-die.605751/ Headings of matrix in color Is a Turing Machine "by definition" the most powerful machine? Open Error 5 Repair Permissions great info! Disk Utility Operation Failed With Status 5 Assuming the drive is just experiencing major low-level corruption, the problem you face now is how to format a drive that apparently cannot be formatted on your Mac?
I really can't get over how bad it is. http://vbview.net/open-error/open-error-5-input-output-mac.php Reply ↓ Alex January 14, 2015 at 12:53 pm Hi, I am booting my Mac using an external disk. Next will be calling Hitachi and trying to get an RMA. If it says "Resource Busy" then it means the device has been assigned but has been captured by other processes and cannot be handled by system calls. Disk Utility Error 3
After doing what you said, Disk Utility shows no volumes inside. I get "cat /dev/random > /dev/disk0" to run successfully and the disk appears fine in Disk Utility, but the partitioning using Disk Utility stucks at 50% and if I reboot the You will need to boot from the install disc. Check This Out Two drives failed over the couple of years I used the 8600.
Worked swell! I am very barely grasping and hanging on to much of what you guys are kicking around.. Anything.
Selecting the indented lower line and going to the First Aid tab on the RHP shows everything except Verify Disk grayed out. The first thing Andrei should have done before trying to shrink his drive was back it up. Share This:PrintEmailFacebookTwitterGoogleLinkedInRedditMoreTumblrPinterestPocketLike this:Like Loading... This way, if the drive truly is broken, at least your data will be safe.
I feel like a complete ass, obviously. Reply ↓ Donghyun Shin April 6, 2015 at 6:05 pm Thank you very much for precious tip!! Date: June 26, 2012 06:59PM All I can say is, I feel for you... this contact form Feb 19, 2011 8:17 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by WZZZ, WZZZ Feb 19, 2011 9:32 AM in response to Linc Davis Level 6 (13,127 points) Mac
Apparently Andrei didn't read, or didn't heed the warning. I hope you sort it out. Reply ↓ cubgirl December 29, 2015 at 7:46 am I'm a big fan… after hours of searching, this was the ONLY fix. Permission repair can potentially cause many thousands of writes. –Tetsujin Dec 6 '14 at 15:56 1 [cont…] When there's a possibility that your boot device is malfunctioning, the first thing
DiskWarrior advised no replacement directory was required. If so, will it mount when you click the Mount button in the toolbar? If you see this error, then do the following: Press the Up arrow key in the Terminal to load and prepare the previously entered command. It has to do with text edit.app.