5 Replies Latest reply: Jun 27, 2012 3:37 AM by säckingen
°Bernz° Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)

Hello all,

 

I've enabled Filevault 2 on my Lion primary HD. When scanning my disk with Disk Utility, it tells me that I it needs to be repaired and that I need to reboot my Mac and hold CMD+R keys, then enter Disk Utility in "restore mode" of Lion.

 

So that's what I do: I restart my Mac and enter restore mode.

 

Now, to fix my drive, I need to unlock it. In Disk Utility, the disk is greyed out and when clicking on it, a "unlock" button appears at the top. I've tried every possible password I know (including the restore key), but I'm UNABLE to unlock my HD.

 

Funny thing is that I know my password is right, because I can select the Change password feature in the File menu and it works well. But the new password can't unlock the hard drive!

 

So, my question is: when Filevault 2 is enabled, how can I unlock the drive to scan and repair it? Is there a bug in this feature??

 

Thanks for your insights!


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