Resolved Partition hard drive / El Capitan

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by mac2thefuture, Oct 5, 2015.

  1. mac2thefuture macrumors 65816

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    Hi, I have a 4T external i'd like to partition and make OS journaled but, the partition tab is greyed out - please can you assist, thanks. Screen Shot 2015-10-05 at 15.46.15.png
     
  2. keysofanxiety macrumors 604

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    You have to Erase first I believe, partition map is currently formatted for MBR which is unsupported on OS X for partitioning. So erase as exFAT or OS X Extended (Journaled) and you'll be able to setup partitions then.
     
  3. mac2thefuture thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Thanks - all good now.
     

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