ExtFS doesn't recognize Ext3 drive.

Discussion in 'NTFS for Mac & ExtFS for Mac' started by juanjomora, Aug 20, 2009.

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  1. juanjomora

    juanjomora Registered Member

    Aug 20, 2009
    Hello to everyone.

    I'm using a MacPro 3,1 (Quad-Core Xeon @2.8GHz) with Mac OS X 10.5.6

    I received two identical external hard disk drives from a client: they are both LaCie d2 quadra 1TB.

    I connect them to my Mac via FireWire800.

    One of them mounts perfectly and the other doesn't.

    Both were initialized as Ext3 with the same machine at my client's facility.

    The only difference between them as far as I can determine is that when I open Disk Utility and check the properties of these disks, the one that I can mount and read has as Partition Map Scheme: Unformatted and the one that I cannot mount has as Partition Map Scheme: Master Boot Record.

    Any ideas?


  2. Paragon_Tommy

    Paragon_Tommy Paragon Moderator

    Aug 10, 2009
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