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  1. Thread: High Sierra

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    About this new file system change: Is this new...

    About this new file system change:

    Is this new file system only implemented on the boot drive (SSD) or everything else it touches? I have three other data drives connected to the Mac, and I am...
  2. RE: the above post: I wrote that while reading...

    RE: the above post: I wrote that while reading the beginning of this thread, not realizing it had 6 more pages...so pardon me for not seeing the rest of the issues.
  3. I offer this as a FWIW, since everybody's system...

    I offer this as a FWIW, since everybody's system is different. I had a MP 3,1 which began life with Snow Leopard (clean install). Over time it developed similar problems to yours as the OS upgrades...
  4. Thank you both for your help! You guys are really...

    Thank you both for your help! You guys are really special and why I love this site.

    This brings up a few things. I do have a single bay Burly running from an eSata PCI-e card, but I use it only...
  5. Modding 2008 Mac Pro / El Capitan for smoothest use

    Computer: 3,1 Mac Pro 2008 dual quad 2.8. 18 GB RAM. GT120 512MB graphics card. 4 internal hard drives.

    I'm wanting to get a little more life out of my Mac Pro which still gives me very good power...
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    Thanks. I was concerned with any possible damage...

    Thanks. I was concerned with any possible damage to either the Burly or the drive from the amp or speaker's magnetic field. (I remember how a cassette tape could be erased by sitting on an amp). I...
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    Burly position/location

    Hi, I have a single Burly and need to relocate it as my desk is becoming a bit crowded. Main concern is not blocking the air flow / cooling.

    Choices are:

    1) Sandwiched between a two-tier shelf...
  8. M. Brane: I just noticed your post on this older...

    M. Brane: I just noticed your post on this older thread, indicating Nvidia drivers. Are you saying/recommending that even though the Apple OS updates the driver, is it a better idea to use the ones...
  9. Well, after more searching, trying, making a new...

    Well, after more searching, trying, making a new user account, etc. to fix this issue of not being able to log in to the App Store, I ended up copying [just the] the Shared folder back to the root...
  10. Can't login to App Store after updating to El Cap (also moved user folder/directory)

    Hi guys,

    I've updated to El Cap on my Mac Pro via a new hard drive (cloned Yosemite then updated the clone). I then moved the users folder to another internal drive, set the new path in Users &...
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    I'm going to pull up this old thread as I'm...

    I'm going to pull up this old thread as I'm rearranging my setup and contemplating this Users Directory move again. I'm on Yosemite but want to have a partition for El Cap to make sure it is OK...
  12. Nvidia Driver updating & Yosemite / El Capitan

    I just installed more RAM I bought from you (Mac Pro 3,1 2x2.8). Since on Yosemite, I had been getting periodic beach balls so I upped the RAM from 10 to 18GB. So far I do notice a difference. (I...
  13. Thread: Yosemite!

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    The names Yosemite and Mavericks was just for me...

    The names Yosemite and Mavericks was just for me to keep track of which was which, at a glance.

    I know the OS doesn't care about what the drive is called... I just didn't want path problems since...
  14. Thread: Yosemite!

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    Thanks Ricks. What about the firmware...

    Thanks Ricks. What about the firmware thing...would that pose any problem to me being able to still boot from the internal disks with older OS such as Snow Leopard, if needed?
  15. Thread: Yosemite!

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    I read somewhere that Yosemite updates the...

    I read somewhere that Yosemite updates the firmware of the computer, making any reversion to Mavericks difficult. It's not the reversion I'm concerned about but the ability to run my older OSs:

    In...
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    Thanks Unclemac. I formatted another fresh...

    Thanks Unclemac.

    I formatted another fresh 3TB drive that hadn't been zeroed out, and Disk Utility in Mavericks did it perfectly, and as GUID. Full 3TB size is recognized, too.

    My LVG issue...
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    Thank you. I can reformat with 10.6 and free the...

    Thank you. I can reformat with 10.6 and free the GUID from the jaws of LVG, but this now begs the question: does a 2008 Mac Pro support >3TB drives?

    Among the reports of this LVG bug are also...
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    Name : Untitled Type : Logical Volume Group ...

    Name : Untitled
    Type : Logical Volume Group

    Disk Status : Online
    Total Capacity : 3 TB (3,000,249,008,128 Bytes)
    Free Space : 0 Bytes
    Physical Backing : disk2s2


    That's it.
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    That's because the "Erase" tab is missing when...

    That's because the "Erase" tab is missing when selecting the Drive. When you select the drive, only "First Aid" and "Partition" appear. When you select the volume, it's then that you get "Erase". The...
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    Thank you for your response. Still the same...

    Thank you for your response. Still the same issue, unfortunately. It is stuck in Logical Volume Group as I said. Here are screenshots as this must be hard to believe, and is for me too because I've...
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    Unfortunately, no difference. Now, I am stuck...

    Unfortunately, no difference.

    Now, I am stuck in this Logic Volume Group, and the only thing I did that brought that about was reformatting via zeroing the drive (I used 1 pass). When I formatted...
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    Thanks. When I do that, it just says "formatting...

    Thanks. When I do that, it just says "formatting the drive for Logical Volume, and I can't get rid of that and get the GUID back.
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    One more piece of information. I had previously...

    One more piece of information. I had previously formatted this 3 TB disk without zeroing out, and put 2 partitions on it, as GUID. I later read here about zeroing, so since it was still empty, that's...
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    To add, I noticed it's now limited to 2...

    To add, I noticed it's now limited to 2 partitions, not that I make a lot of partitions though. This zeroing process must have set up something? In disk utility, it says the type is Logical Volume...
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    Zeroing out new drive preparation question

    Hi, I'm installing new drives and saw your article on preparing the drive by zeroing it out. I had never done that in the past.

    I just finished zeroing my first drive, and noticed the drive name...
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