File vault

Discussion in 'OS X El Capitan (10.11)' started by infamous84, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. infamous84 macrumors member

    Oct 7, 2010
    Just installed El captain and turned on filevault, restarted it like it said. It has been at this screen ever since probably for a few hours. I have a 2014 Imac with 1tb fusion hard drive

    Is this normal?

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  2. cosmos macrumors regular


    Dec 17, 2003
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Previously, I had filevault enabled until upgrades would not recognize my password starting under 10.10 no matter what I tried. If I did not have SuperDuper, I would have been hosed. Since then, I have left filevault turned off as I do not want the hassle of dealing with the same issue.

    Personally, I would wait until 10.11 goes through a few updates before enabling filevault to avoid any issues.
  3. comics addict macrumors 6502a

    Feb 16, 2013
    I upgraded from 10.10 with file vault enabled to 10.11 and I haven't experienced any problems.

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