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US Gov Civic Technologist & Public Policy Expert in Washington DC. Maker of The Digital Policy Guide & @EOPbot.

Now: US SEC. Before: US SBA, OMB (The White House), USDS at the VA, Sunlight Foundation, etc.

Enthusiastic about Transparency, Civic Tech, Open Data, and Tea. More about me.

OS X: Force mounting a drive partition

Jun 27, 2005

For once, it’s not my laptop that’s broken; it’s my external hard drive. For future reference, in OS X, if you encounter a drive partition that is recognized by the Disc Utility, but refuses to mount, try running these commands in the Terminal:

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