encryption caused faulty external drive

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  1. stefanvj, Nov 21, 2016
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 22, 2016

    stefanvj macrumors newbie

    stefanvj

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2016
    #1
    While my external hard drive was busy encrypting, the cable got disconnected and now it does not want to finish the conversion or allow me to access the drive. what should I do, it has been stuck on 88% for a day?

    Code:
    diskutil cs list:
    
    CoreStorage logical volume groups (2 found)
    
    |
    
    +-- Logical Volume Group FDBE91EE-F311-43CA-8CAD-6E085F0458BC
    
    |   =========================================================
    
    |   Name:         Macintosh HD
    
    |   Status:       Online
    
    |   Size:         120473067520 B (120.5 GB)
    
    |   Free Space:   12656640 B (12.7 MB)
    
    |   |
    
    |   +-< Physical Volume A41FA486-EBBF-4621-8290-77E25CA72D3B
    
    |   |   ----------------------------------------------------
    
    |   |   Index:    0
    
    |   |   Disk:     disk0s2
    
    |   |   Status:   Online
    
    |   |   Size:     120473067520 B (120.5 GB)
    
    |   |
    
    |   +-> Logical Volume Family 83DBD4B0-042D-42E0-8D1F-5244B86D8D31
    
    |       ----------------------------------------------------------
    
    |       Encryption Type:         AES-XTS
    
    |       Encryption Status:       Unlocked
    
    |       Conversion Status:       Complete
    
    |       High Level Queries:      Fully Secure
    
    |       |                        Passphrase Required
    
    |       |                        Accepts New Users
    
    |       |                        Has Visible Users
    
    |       |                        Has Volume Key
    
    |       |
    
    |       +-> Logical Volume 20FB977F-D554-4909-8BC2-D6DE793E02E2
    
    |           ---------------------------------------------------
    
    |           Disk:                  disk1
    
    |           Status:                Online
    
    |           Size (Total):          120108089344 B (120.1 GB)
    
    |           Revertible:            Yes (unlock and decryption required)
    
    |           Revert Status:         Reboot required
    
    |           LV Name:               Macintosh HD
    
    |           Volume Name:           Macintosh HD
    
    |           Content Hint:          Apple_HFS
    
    |
    
    +-- Logical Volume Group CD394CDE-BD3E-4D67-A82D-E92B9D8969E3
    
        =========================================================
    
        Name:         Backup
    
        Status:       Online
    
        Size:         999860912128 B (999.9 GB)
    
        Free Space:   18923520 B (18.9 MB)
    
        |
    
        +-< Physical Volume 919E6C09-1D65-4DAB-B8C4-6FD31B6AB501
    
        |   ----------------------------------------------------
    
        |   Index:    0
    
        |   Disk:     disk2s2
    
        |   Status:   Online
    
        |   Size:     999860912128 B (999.9 GB)
    
        |
    
        +-> Logical Volume Family B30B8047-8985-4F23-A6E1-504CA4549100
    
            ----------------------------------------------------------
    
            Encryption Type:         AES-XTS
    
            Encryption Status:       Unlocked
    
            Conversion Status:       Converting (forward)
    
            High Level Queries:      Not Fully Secure
    
            |                        Passphrase Required
    
            |                        Accepts New Users
    
            |                        Has Visible Users
    
            |                        Has Volume Key
    
            |
    
            +-> Logical Volume 2A441E38-790C-42F3-99D3-A22E69057B89
    
                ---------------------------------------------------
    
                Disk:                  disk3
    
                Status:                Online
    
                Size (Total):          999489667072 B (999.5 GB)
    
                Conversion Progress:   88%
    
                Revertible:            Yes (unlock and decryption required)
    
                LV Name:               Backup
    
                Volume Name:           Backup
    
                Content Hint:          Apple_HFSX
     
  2. chabig macrumors 68040

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2002
    #2
    So the thread title is clickbait.
     

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