So I better do some backup before doing such an action. (Well, honestly, I think I probably made other mistakes that cause problem instead of just take away drive letter). - I think this is about the tenth time I've ended up here. I did *not* encounter the error earlier today w/ two older USB sticks [8GB and 16GB]. I bought a USB Western Digital PassPort 500 MB hard drive, and disabled the virtual CD by upgrading the firmware so I could use the USB drive without no prompts appearing http://ibuildsystem.com/cannot-allocate/vfs-unable-to-fork-cannot-allocate-memory.php
share|improve this answer edited Mar 7 '12 at 15:45 answered Mar 7 '12 at 15:31 jaberg 8,33022439 No I do regular backups, I got this machine broken from someone Something was clearly awry. So just make sure that you create and restore Image by booting up the OS installation disc, and then use the Disk Utility. - I tried to restore a boot partition, Gimmie a bit..
Regardless of whether I selected "128-Bit AES" or "256-Bit AES" as an encryption method, I immediately received the following error message on screen: Unable to create "Macintosh HD.dmg" (Cannot allocate memory) Drag the disk that will hold the contents of the disk image to the Destination field. Then I turned off the laptop and swapped out the drives. Browse other questions tagged osx disk-utility osx-mountain-lion or ask your own question.
Downloaded Lion install on my iMac. I have not ever downloaded or installed 10.7 or higher since getting my computer 4.5 years ago (with Snow Leopard), so I can't upgrade to a version (via the App Store) Ended up with lots of stuff like this (these were the last few lines): cp: chflags: /Volumes/OS X Install ESD/OS X Base System: No such file or directory cp: /Volumes/OS X Just download the install from the app store.
I was following the instructions at about.com where i searched for Lion copy USB. I did *not* encounter the error earlier today w/ two older USB sticks [8GB and 16GB]. share|improve this answer answered Oct 26 '14 at 18:43 Frost 25326 Got the same: bash-3.2# asr restore --source /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Yosemite.app/Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg --target /Volumes/YOSEMITE/ File copy is not supported Hooray FAT32.
Finally I had the time to perform the upgrade from Leopard. Approximately 1 GB per minute will be imaged, depending on various factors.When the process is complete, quit Disk Utility (press Command-Q).Press Command-Q to quit the Mac OS X installer; you will Impossible, since the external hard drive is a 2 TB empty drive. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]afranke 0 points1 point2 points 11 months ago(1 child)Shady download, but best next option if you don't have someone you trust that can make it for you: http://getintopc.com/softwares/operating-systems/mac-os-x-el-capitan-10-11-1-installesd-dmg-download/ If I wasn't 10,000
Dec 20, 2009 7:24 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post Apple Footer This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Or, if you've found something cool in the new system, please do share! Could Not Restore Cannot Allocate Memory Snow Leopard EDIT: There are also 2 flash drive icons on my desktop, with finder windows open showing their contents. Unable To Scan Image Cannot Allocate Memory Then I turned off my computer and swapped out the drives.
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permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Shejidan 0 points1 point2 points 11 months ago(0 children)I'm glad you got it to work! Super easy. Comments are closed.
In Disk Utility select the USB drive and click ‘Partition' 2. I have tried to clone my HDD to the SSD (using "SuperDuper!"), but it keeps giving me error messages (about an hour into the process) due to bad files in the Dec 20, 2009 4:41 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by RTSchramm, RTSchramm Dec 20, 2009 7:24 PM in response to RTSchramm Level 1 (4 points) Dec 20, this content Click "Options…" and make sure the partition scheme is set to "GUID Partition Table" 5.
Lab colleague uses cracked software. Any ideas what may be causing this problem? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Shejidan 0 points1 point2 points 11 months ago(10 children)Copy and paste. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]PigsWithSwords[S] 0 points1 point2 points 11 months ago(13 children)Only did chunklist once; just finished last command.
Should be ready in about 15 minutes: https://www.dropbox.com/s/6xawkk7scc0q11p/10.11%20Installer.dmg?dl=0 EDIT: Steps after download: In Disk Utility Select a disk in the sidebar, then click Restore. For trim, in terminal type "sudo trimforce enable".