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You can do that you know. Not sure exactly what happened but if that file was moved someone actually moved it. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Digg this Reading mode: Light Dark Login | Register NewsReviewsArticlesBuying GuideSample ImagesVideosCamerasLensesPhonesPrintersForumsGalleriesChallenges Forum indexMac TalkChange forum Defective Install Disk? navigate here

While directory corruption does not necessarily result in file corruption, certain types of directory corruption, such as overlapped files or extents, can result in file corruption and hence data loss. Proceed as follows: Quit (Command-Q) Disk Utility. I guess Leopard doesn't have a Base System Package, but Tiger did.We'll see what 10.5.1 brings.Mark Reply Reply with quote Complain Alpha Doug • Veteran Member • Posts: 9,219 Proceed as follows: Write down the problems noted by Disk Utility, copying the exact text of the messages. find more info

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Determine if Disk Utility repaired the disk: If Repair Disk completes with any of the messages: Then Disk Utility: No repairs were necessary. Register| Forum| Mac, iPhone & iPad Blog| Classifieds| Upgrade Membership Register FAQ Community Calendar Today's Posts Search Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts An archive and install would probably resolve your issue. __________________ *NEW* 15" 2.2GHz Santa Rosa MacBook PRO (Glossy) - AppleTV (120GB) Jul 20th, 2006, 08:57 AM #3 JPL Honourable I, too, would have thought the receipt would be much smaller than the install file. [ Reply to This | # ] Fix a Disk Utility error showing 'No Valid Packages'

Cause currently it it not showing up as being a bootable disk under Startup. [ Reply to This | # ] Search Advanced From our Sponsor... Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited. If you value your data, you have implemented a comprehensive Backup and Recovery solution and use it regularly, preferably backing up everything on a daily basis. Disk Utility Invalid Argument How do I fix it?

You've actually copied the entire installer package complete with the entire OS X base system files. Reply With Quote 08-01-2005,11:21 AM #5 cradom View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Feb 14, 2004 Location Groves, Texas Posts 4,578 Specs:21in. This discussion is locked lori7302 Level 1 (0 points) Q: Disk Utility Error "no valid packages" Hi,I have a PowerBook G4 with 1GB RAM. http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=22131 Reply With Quote 08-03-2005,01:40 AM #11 cradom View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Feb 14, 2004 Location Groves, Texas Posts 4,578 Specs:21in.

Even if I had of used the Leopard disc, I'm glad that I sent it in for repair in the event that the kernel panic was hardware related. Invalid Key Length Disk Utility I've spent a lot of time getting everything right on my Mac, and do not want the hassle of doing it all over again. However, note that while this procedure may address bad sectors currently on the disk, additional bad sectors may develop in the future. Other ideas?

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Sounds like you may have to bit the bullet, and do an erase and install. Selling (2) 256MB SDRAM PC133,144pin Original Samsung Memory for Powerbook G4, Modules used since purchase on 7/27/02 until I removed them on 11/13/03, PM me for details. Disk Utility Error 254 Also what is -rsrc? Disk Utility Input/output Error I ran Repair Permissions from Disk Utility and got the following error: "Error: No valid packages (-9997)." Going to Apple's website for help, I found this page, wherein Apple believes a

Obviously an easier and the better solution is to get a copy of the BaseSystem.pkg receipt file from another computer. [ Reply to This | # ] …with the same OS check over here Apple Info Site Map Hot News RSS Feeds Contact Us Copyright © Apple Inc. had you originally done a 'clean' [erase &] install of Leopard onto this PBG4, or a quick/easy upgrade over a pre-existing Tiger? Your mileage may vary! ;-} http://www.dougwigton.com/ Alpha Doug's gear list:Alpha Doug's gear list Canon PowerShot S95 Sony SLT-A77 Sony Alpha NEX-6 Olympus PEN E-PM2 Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Disk Utility Input/output Error New Image

Certainly the Reset Password part shouldn't have failed the way it did either... If the file has been deleted, replace it by copying it from a different computer that uses Mac OS X 10.3 or 10.4, or by reinstalling Mac OS X 10.3/10.4 from As with the Mac OS X Instal Disc, use the version of the utility that is compatible with the version of Mac OS X you are using. his comment is here At "Select a Destination" there is no Mac HD to select? Expert: David replied4 years ago.

You don't need to eject the disc, just shut down by pressing and holding the power button.You can carry out the SMC steps with the disc in there.Regards,David Ask Your No Installer Packages Can Be Found For This Disk El Capitan Do not use Install discs from others versions of Mac OS X. Permissions repair is not working well for at least some people and there are structural changes.Out of curiosity I'll try running permissions from the Install disk.Mark Reply Reply with quote

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Don't let the .bom go off! Might want to do a search here or at macosxhints on "can't repair permissions" and see what comes up. If bad sectors develop on your startup disk and corrupt either operating system files or the startup disk's directory, your Mac will not start up. Error No Installer Packages Can Be Found On This Disk The volume Macintosh HD needs to be repaired.

I shouldn't be disheartened, remember stuff happens which is why we clone our drives. regards PaultPaul,Can you run Permissions? Grind, grind, grind, grind, pause. http://darrenmanning.com/disk-utility/disk-utility-disk-erase-failed-error-could-not-unmount-disk.html Proceed as follows: Quit (Command-Q) Disk Utility.

So, which Mac? -HI- View Public Profile Find More Posts by Hal Itosis Buck_W Senior User Join Date:Jun 2002 Status: Offline Jun 16, 2008, 02:38 Tiger: Mac OS X Tiger Install DVD. This is exactly why Apple's recommendation is to reinstall.