Hard Drive Problems

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by insomniac321123, Jan 3, 2007.

  1. insomniac321123 macrumors 6502

    Jan 23, 2006
    I was trying to use boot camp to set sut windows, and it wouldnt let me partition the disk because it saud it needed to be repaired. I went into disk utility and pressed verify disk. Then this came up:

    Verifying volume “Macintosh HD”
    Checking HFS Plus volume.
    Checking Extents Overflow file.
    Checking Catalog file.
    Checking multi-linked files.
    Checking Catalog hierarchy.
    Checking Extended Attributes file.
    Checking volume bitmap.
    Checking volume information.
    Volume Header needs minor repair
    The volume Macintosh HD needs to be repaired.

    Error: The underlying task reported failure on exit

    1 HFS volume checked
    Volume needs repair

    What does this mean, and how do i repair it? Will repairing it erase my drive?
  2. AaronHeth macrumors member

    Jul 2, 2005
    Savannah, Georgia
    Not a big deal! :) Happened to me a while back.

    Just get your OS X install disc, put it in, restart and hold C to boot from the disc.

    Once it's all up, run Disk Utility and click Repair Disk. It should fix it up no problem.
  3. insomniac321123 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jan 23, 2006
  4. Lovesong macrumors 65816


    Sep 15, 2006
    Stuck beween a rock and a hard place
    No. It will be fine. Basically it's arranging the free bits so they work together.

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