Recently my MacBook hard disk drive (HDD if ya wanna speak tech) decided to depart this mortal coil - I'm convinced hard drives know the perfect time to die and cause Jun 19, 2014 What to do to make my internal speakers show up as an audio out put/input option? How do I unmute with no options present? Its not popping up on my macbook pro desktop, im getting the "initialize, ignore etc" error, but its showing in diskutility. It started installing, but it was taking a really long time. http://applecountry.net/disk-utility/disk-utility-partition-error-input-output.php
Cancel Jon Pantano Rep: 1 Posted: 06/04/2013 Options Permalink History I just had this issue. This is especially true if you do not hear any tell-tale signs of physical failure, such as repeated click, tap, and whirr sounds coming from the drive at regular intervals. I am fixing a friends mid 07′ Macbook and had a succesful fix after taking apart my 160GB seagate freeagent. Importantly, it means the drive is jumpered or configured to work on a newer model than yours.
Sometimes, users also have to face MacBook Partition Failed Input Output Error issues unexpectedly. Reply ↓ Mansha December 3, 2014 at 7:10 am Thank you so Much! Jefferson Le Blanc June 18, 2016 at 9:37 am It appears that your system caches got corrupted at some point. From there I installed my 10.6 Update DVD from his computer on to my HDD (still linked through firewire)..
I got a 250 GB SATA WD Scorpio Blue. I select the drive in that pane, then go to Partition in the right hand pane, choose 1Partition with defaults including Options/GUID Partition Table, select Apply which brings down a window I've thrown the USB onto a Windows PC and reformatted as a FAT32 first and it works. Unable To Create Input Output Error Disk Utility Never overwrite the free space created after deletion of Mac files.
with the combining of Intel transitions. Step 4: Now, click on start scan button. I am just trying to make sure I am not missing any steps. other All replies Helpful answers by Kappy,★Helpful Kappy Jun 2, 2012 3:06 PM in response to Bernardofromtx Level 10 (271,467 points) Desktops Jun 2, 2012 3:06 PM in response to Bernardofromtx Do
You can see this by running the following command in the terminal to read through the "random" device file (be ready to press Control-C to stop the torrent of characters that Disk Utility Partition Failed Invalid Request But the Mac's own Disk repair could not find it. Last year, my HD failed and I replaced it. Open Menu Close Menu Apple Shopping Bag Apple Mac iPad iPhone Watch TV Music Support Search apple.com Shopping Bag : CommunitiesContact SupportSign inContentPeopleSearch Support CommunitiesNotebooksMacBook (13-inch, 2006-2010) Please enter a title.
Will confirm shortly (working on this for a client as we speak, and just came across this post while researching the issue) Reply ↓ Ryan on June 20, 2012 at 1:46 Thanks again for your kind help! Macbook Disk Erase Failed Input Output Error This will indicate the command has captured the device before the system, and is now overwriting it. Disk Utility Input Output Error New Image I just want to say thanks to Mr T for that post.
Checking the Erase tab shows everything all grayed out. useful reference I did notice that when I installed the Leopard Disc, instead of the new hard drive showing up as being a "2.3TB" harddrive, this time it showed "320 GB" which is Under the Volume Scheme heading set the number of partitions from the drop down menu to one. If there's no critical data on it, you may have reached the point of diminishing returns. Input Output Error Mac Disk Utility
share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Intell, Mar 9, 2012 Intell macrumors P6 Joined: Jan 24, 2010 Location: Inside #10 I've seen drives that Some people say I need Tiger 10.4.11 or above this OS. With this fix you can make use of a drive that otherwise cannot be partitioned and formatted. http://applecountry.net/disk-utility/disk-utility-erase-failed-input-output-error.php One, that the drive is still formatted as HFS+.
Reply ↓ Larry August 2, 2015 at 4:56 am Hi Jeff, Your first suggestion didn't work so went to the second. Disk Utility Partition Failed Couldn't Open Device When I selected Initialize, that window disappeared, the activity light dimmed a bit, the drive disappeared from the DU left hand pane for quite some time but eventually reappeared ( but Not sure if this will help anyone but wanted to share my experience.
I basically can get to the area in disc utility to partition (format) the HD, I choose to partition 1, hit partition and it says partition failed: input/output error. I have a 07 black Macbook and recently the HDD crashed. Unfortunately, in my case, after following all possible avenues covered in the multitude of ideas here, my situation remains that I have an external Seagate HDD, 1TB FreeAgent GoFlex that no Disk Utility Partition Failed File System Formatter Failed Also downloaded a copy of 'Smart Reporter' which shows it as being fine.
It may take a few attempts but it should be doable. Since I, too, have lost data from time to time, I should follow the prescription that people living in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... get redirected here Cheers. 08/09/2011 by J Ernesto Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz?
Thanks,Jose MacBook Posted on Jun 2, 2012 3:00 PM I have this question too by Kappy,Solvedanswer Kappy Level 10 (271,467 points) Desktops A: The installer disc will have the version of So I connected the drive via firewire device (Newer Technologies Voyager) and it now showed up as the correct size. Good luck in your quest!