On Fri, 27 Jun 2003 10:02:12 -0500, alvin wrote
(in message <33nofvg6dn54p8ijsfjsdun7ukd03ig2bk4ax.com>):
You need Disk Warrior or some equiv thereof. There's a _reason_ why Alsoft>
> Hi, this has happened 3 times now, the first we re-installed Mac
> OS X, 2nd we took it in to get repaired and now we've got it again.
> Can't boot to the CLI at this point. After running disk utility, we
> always get the same message ' invalid node structure ' and disk
> needs to be repaired. Click repair, it goes through and gives the
> same message. Do we do this over & over until the message finally
> goes away ? If anyone recognizes this and can help, it would be
> greatly appreciated. Any help on how to prevent it happening again,
> or a cause for it would also be of great help. Thanks for your time,
> it's my daughter's computer, she's getting frustrated...
can sell a product which (theoretically) does the same thing as Disk Utility.
The 'invalid node structure' message means that you have a very serious
directory problem. Disk Utility may not be able to fix it. If you don't want
to buy a disk fixer, you can try to fsck-y it... good luck, you'll need it.
Another method of fixing the problem is very simple: if you have a recent
backup, reformat the drive and restore from the backup. You _do_ have a
We are Microsoft of Borg. You will be assimilated. Stability is irrelevant.
Where _you_ want to go to today is irrelevant. We will add your currency to
our own. Bend over right now. Resistance is futile.