I've got a brand new 3TB "Seagate Backup+ Desk Media drive" First thing I wanted to do was reformat the drive to HFS+, but something went awry during th e process and disk utility got stuck. SO, I started over and created a 2TB partition, and a 1TB partition. Everything was going along smoothly, but when I tried to eject the drive it just sort of hung there and wouldn't disconnect. I shut down the system and moved it to another Mac. But it wouldn't mount Eventually, I got it to mount and started copying files to the drive. When I tried to eject the drive, it hung up again. Had to shut down the computer to disconnect. Reformatted again to 1TB | 1TB | 1TB, and the same thing happened on eject. Now when I connect the drive it isn't recognized for a long time, and then I get an error message that says it's not readable - but doesn't give me the option to initialize. If I "mountDisk disk4" in terminal, the drive will appear in Disk Utility. The device is named "3 TB Seagate Backup+ Desk Media" - BUT there are no volumes, and it's read only. When I try to eject the device from Disk Utility, I get the message: Eject failed. The disk "Seagate Backup+ Desk Media" could not be unmounted. Make sure that all applications and files are closed on this disk. Obviously, there's nothing open on the disk. Have I somehow destroyed the drive? It seems like it wouldn't know it's own name if it was FUBAR'd. Is there a way I can get this drive correctly partitioned? FWIW, I've been trying both Mountain Lion & Mavericks with this drive.