Bug #722

Self contained flash drive not opening on Mac

Added by Anonymous over 10 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

Status:Won't fixStart date:
Priority:LowDue date:
Assignee:Austin Trask% Done:


Target version:Release 0.6
Google Code Legacy ID:archivematica-67 Pull Request:
Sponsored: Requires documentation:


Google user: pauljt...@gmail.com

The self-contained flash drive version of Archivematica does not appear to
be formatted to work with Macintosh computers. A current Mac (running OS
10.5) does not recognize the flash drive and offers to reformat the drive.
Archivematica cannot be loaded from the drive either. The flash drive can,
however, be used to run Archivematica on a PC.


#1 Updated by Evelyn McLellan over 10 years ago

  • Target version set to Release 0.6

[g] Labels added: Milestone-Release-0.6
[g] New owner: austin.trask

#2 Updated by Peter Van Garderen over 10 years ago

  • Priority changed from Medium to Low

[g] Labels added: Priority-Low
[g] Labels removed: Priority-Medium

#3 Updated by Austin Trask over 10 years ago

[g] New owner: Austin Trask

#4 Updated by Austin Trask over 10 years ago

according to the refit project

"Booting Windows or Linux from an external disk is not well-supported by Apple’s
firmware. It may work for you, but if it does not work, there is nothing rEFIt can do
about it."


will visit again later.

#5 Updated by Evelyn McLellan over 9 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Won't fix

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