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External hard drive will not mount

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Apr 15, 2013 3:18 PM

I have an external hard drive that will not mount but yet disk utility can verify and repair the disk but still nothing. as you can see it was formated in exFat in a windows system. 


OS X 10.6.8


Terminal returns


0:     FDisk_partition_scheme                        *1.0 TB     disk2

   1:               Windows_NTFS GoPro                   1.0 TB     disk2s1

mount: /dev/disk2: unknown special file or file system.


System Profile



  Capacity:          1 TB (1,000,204,885,504 bytes)

  Removable Media:          Yes

  Detachable Drive:          Yes

  BSD Name:          disk2

  Product ID:          0xa013

  Vendor ID:          0x0bc2  (Seagate LLC)

  Version:           1.00

  Serial Number:          NA530V0A

  Speed:          Up to 480 Mb/sec

  Manufacturer:          Seagate

  Location ID:          0x24100000 / 3

  Current Available (mA):          500

  Current Required (mA):          100

  Partition Map Type:          MBR (Master Boot Record)

  S.M.A.R.T. status:          Not Supported



  Capacity:          1 TB (1,000,202,043,392 bytes)

  Writable:          Yes

  File System:          ExFAT

  BSD Name:          disk2s1

iMac 21.5-inch, Mac OS X (10.6.5), Intel Core 2 Duo


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