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10.4: Force a volume to mount on an Intel Mac
Authored by: bigj6360 on Nov 04, '08 05:55:48PM
I know this is way late, in terms of your problem, but I had the same problem with a 250GB HD on Leopard. Actually I just got mine working. This is what I did, incase someone else has the problem also. 1. In Data Rescue 2 I was able the see the drive (Disk Utility was not able to see it). I told it to mount the drive (Of course it wasn't successfully mounted, but at least Disk Utility was able to see it now. 2. Open terminal and run the following commands: 2a. mkdir /Volumes/your_desired_name 2b. mount /dev/you_drive_location (mine was /dev/disk2) 2c. I received a resource busy error. 3. at that time I ejected the drive and plugged it back in. It worked for me. all my other attempts and all programs failed. 4. save your data 5.format drive 6. Eject drive 7. rm /Volumes/your_desired_name 8. Plug drive in again. hope this helps.

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10.4: Force a volume to mount on an Intel Mac
Authored by: bigj6360 on Nov 05, '08 11:55:14AM

Sorry, I just reread my post...

2b. should read:

mount /dev/your_drive_location (mine was /dev/disk2) /Volumes/your_desired_name



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