error meaning Invalid Physical End Of File
. A very bad thing
, made more so by the fact that Disk First Aid
) cannot fix it. It happens when there is a problem with the length of a particular file. This condition can result from frequently shutting down improperly, crashing the computer
, or using Force Quit
on an application
while it is still writing to the disk.
The Mac version of Norton Utilities
has a fix for Invalid PEOF errors, but Diskwarrior
is more highly recommended.
's official solution (as per their TIL
) to the problem is to reinitalize