• Re: Unable to format an ext. USB HDD's partition as HFS+ in Big Sur v11

    From Ant@21:1/5 to Ant on Thu Dec 2 04:18:39 2021
    XPost: comp.sys.mac.apps, comp.sys.mac.software, comp.sys.mac.systems
    XPost: comp.sys.mac.hardware.storage

    In comp.sys.mac.apps Ant <ant@zimage.comant> wrote:

    Did Big Sur v11.6.1's Disk Utilty app remove the option to format an ext. USB3 Seagate 6 TB
    HDD's partition as old HFS+? I still want this old FS to be backward compatible with older
    Macs like 2008 and 2012 MBPs. Do I need to use an old Mac to do this? :(

    Thank you for reading and hopefully answering soon. :)

    OK, I figured it out. I have to format the disk container to do it.
    That was confusing.
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