LaCie external HD suddenly not mounting

HOrdover@mac.co

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I have a new-ish Mac Mini and a MacBook Pro. I've been slowly migrating my Pro files to the Mini for some flexibility/stability. I've had the LaCie HD hooked up to the Pro FOR EVER. It's only ever been on a Mac--never a PC.

The LaCie seems to be fine.

However, on the Mini, it's suddenly mounting (both partitions--don't ask, I made them long ago and can't recall why) with a little lock at the bottom left of the icon. When I Get Info and look at permissions I have to unlock it and all/any users listed are noted with "Custom" preferences.

I can't R/W--I get "The folder "Stuff" could not be opened because you do not have sufficient access privileges.

I've gone to Terminal, listed the volumes and tried to reset the nouchg--didn't help.

ANY ideas? I haven't retried it on the MacBook Pro yet. Honestly, I'm unnerved. I've been having a number of permissions problems lately on the Mini and don't want them migrating to the Pro...which sounds lame, but there it is...

Eek!
Heather
 

VirtualTracy

Thunderbirds are GO!
You mentioned that:

I've gone to Terminal, listed the volumes and tried to reset the nouchg--didn't help.

Is this what you did exactly?

sudo chflags nouchg /Volumes/"drive-name"​

Did you put the name of your ext drive where it says "drive-name" above, keeping the quotes in place? Where you prompted for your Admin Password?
 
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