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luomat 09-18-2011 05:32 PM

No Recovery Partition
 
Somehow or another, my MacBook Air SSD no longer has a recovery partition.

$ diskutil list
/dev/disk0
#: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER
0: GUID_partition_scheme *251.0 GB disk0
1: EFI 209.7 MB disk0s1
2: Apple_HFS Internal 250.1 GB disk0s2

I have *2* separate bootable drives from SuperDuper, so maybe I don't even need to worry about it.

Neither of the backup drives have a recovery partition either (maybe that's obvious, but I figured I'd mention it).

If I *did* want to get it back, anyone know how to best go about that? Google is remarkably unhelpful.

(I am running 10.7.1.)

dnanian 09-18-2011 05:33 PM

If you reinstall Lion (use your USB recovery key or your MBA "internet recovery"), that should preserve your files and recreate your recovery partition.


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