Disk Utility

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Yizi, Aug 22, 2009.

  1. Yizi macrumors regular

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    #1
    Hi,

    Just got a HD and i tried to format it to Mac OS Extended (journaled) From a MBR. After the erase is done it's still MBR!

    Any ideas?

    HD Detail:
    Name : FUJITSU MHV2120BH Media
    Type : Disk

    Partition Map Scheme : Master Boot Record
    Disk Identifier : disk1
    Media Name : FUJITSU MHV2120BH Media
    Media Type : Generic
    Connection Bus : USB
    USB Serial Number : 000000000033
    Device Tree : /PCI0@0/USB7@1D,7/@3:0
    Writable : Yes
    Ejectable : Yes
    Mac OS 9 Drivers Installed : No
    Location : External
    Total Capacity : 111.8 GB (120,034,123,776 Bytes)
    S.M.A.R.T. Status : Not Supported
    Disk Number : 1
    Partition Number : 0
     
  2. gr8tfly macrumors 603

    gr8tfly

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    #2
    When you partition it, click on the "Options..." button. From there, you can change the map to "GUID" or "APM" (I'd recommend "GUID").
     
  3. Yizi thread starter macrumors regular

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    #3
    I do not see any option in the disk utility is it possible for you to provide a screen shot, check my screen shot as well.
     

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  4. uaecasher macrumors 65816

    uaecasher

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    #4
    Didn't know about this :) new knowledge everyday
     

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