OSX Sonoma kills ExFAT drives
Maybe kill is a strong word, but the 14.1 update caused problems with my Macbook Pro Max when I plugged in a Crucial X10 Pro. First, it made the drive unmount and disk utility couldn’t repair it. My old late 2013 Mackbook Pro was able to repair the drive – for the Pro Max to kill it again.
In a discussion with Apple Support, who had not come across the issue, I tried to reformat the drive to APFS. This cured the problem and the drive worked well.
The Premiere Pro 2024 symptoms were made apparent by saving transcripts, or rather not saving them.
Apple Support is putting a report into the developer high priests shell-like ear…