[geeks] Weird MacOS issue
hamellr at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 19:41:10 CST 2008
> Well, I think the issue here is this:
> I reported that Drive Genius had destroyed my filesystem and deleted a
> bunch of files.
> That's basically what you are saying above this time around by calling
> the filesystem structure a "FAT" (*).
> However, you also said you could fix it by moving the drive to Windows
> and zapping the MBR.
> The "MBR" has nothing to do with FS corruption, and you can fix either
> easily from inside Drive Utility.
> "FAT", regardless of what Rick says, is not the proper term for a UNIX
> filesystem structure. Shame on an otherwise smart dude for abusing the
> That's why we were confused.
Please accept my apologies, as I couldn't remember off hand what the Mac
OSX equivalent is technically called and threw out FAT instead.
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