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Running a rooted Galaxy S2 with DarkyROM2 2.3.5 & SuperCore kernel. I have a 32 GB microSD card in addition to the 16 GB internal storage, and it takes ages to scan both when the phone boots. At times when I connect USB mass storage mode and later turn off, it goes into an infinite reboot loop. Have tried this, but it doesn't appear to work. Any other workarounds?

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Did you enable USB Debugging? The app just sends one system command so if it doesn't work I don't know if anything does (see the relevant XDA Thread). –  masterjo Dec 13 '11 at 10:54
    
Yep,it's on, you can't use mass storage mode otherwise! That's the thread I originally got it from. –  Rex Dec 13 '11 at 12:16
    
Is it possible to do it without rooting the device ? –  Basj Jun 17 at 8:55

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You will need to root your phone first and then download and install a free app from the market called 'Rescan Media Root' by 'Aditya Talpade'. Launch the app and you can easily disable the scans.

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If you paid attention to my question, you would find that this is exactly what does not work for me. The subject line of my question mentions that my phone is rooted, for heaven's sake! –  Rex Dec 15 '11 at 9:00
    
Then why have you accepted this answer as the best one? –  Ken Sharp Oct 24 at 1:14

Via the command line:

$ su

# pm disable com.android.providers.media/com.android.providers.media.MediaScannerReceiver

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Does this method require rooting the device ? –  Basj Jun 17 at 8:54
    
Yes. su is the super user command. –  Ken Sharp Oct 24 at 1:12
    
is it possible to do this without rooting the device? –  Basj Oct 24 at 6:37

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