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disk utility stopped verifying; need repair... over and over and over

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Jan 2, 2013 1:47 AM

I've gone through the restart, Command+R drill 4 times. Repaired the disk using "Disk Utility." Restarted after repair, ran disk utility to verify the repair and BAM disk utility stops verifying and instructs me to restart ... etc.

 

The errors have been consistent: orphaned blocks, invalid volume free block count. But when I use utility disk after restarting and pressing command+r, the "repair disk" does not appear to do anythign beyond "Load and Verify" freespace summary and block accounting. Am I missing a step?

 

Any suggestions appreciated.

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), 2.9 GHz i7; 8GB DDR3

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