|May 31, 2013, 02:02 AM||#1|
Orphaned blocks after emptying Trash
I am constantly (as in several times per week) getting minor corruption of my main drive (256 GB SSD). It always begins with emptying the Trash, every so often that will result in an error stating that one or more files are in use. Usually (but not always) I can get rid of them by rebooting (restarting Finder also worked today), but afterwards Disk Utility complains about orphaned blocks.
I then boot in recovery mode, repair the disk, and the problem is solved. Until it reappear a few days later.
What could be causing this? And what could I do to fix it?
Last edited by NanoNyrd; May 31, 2013 at 02:14 AM.
|May 31, 2013, 03:11 AM||#2|
Is this an SSD suppled by Apple, or one that you fitted yourself? If so, what model of SSD, and what Mac?
At what point does Disk Utility complain about "orphaned blocks"? Is this in a Verify Disk procedure after the reboot?
2012 MacMini, 2.6GHz i7, 16Gb RAM, Fusion Drive | 2012 MacBook Pro, 16Gb RAM, 480 Gb SSD |
2009 MacBook | 2006 iMac | 2003 G3 iBook | Beige G3 | PowerMac 7600 | Mac IIsi |
|May 31, 2013, 03:28 AM||#3|
Sounds like a problem with a non-Apple SSD or like a software problem (TRIM Enabler?).
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|May 31, 2013, 11:48 AM||#4|
It is an original SSD in a MacBook bought on the net from Apple a couple of years back (where you could get MacBooks with SSD on the net, but not in stores). I have never dared to mess with TRIM.
Capacity: 251 GB (251,000,193,024 bytes) Model: APPLE SSD TS256B Revision: AGAA0206
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