I can't set primary, not logical partition in my SD Card.
After my attempts, I can't write anything to SD Card.
2. Hardware and software
- ARK Benefit S401,
- Android 5.1.1,
- CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM,
- Rooted, Busybox installed,
- TWRP Recovery,
- Successful worked with another and non-mounted SD Cards.
- Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB EN,
- MiniTool Partition Wizard Home Edition 10.0,
- EaseUS Partition Master (Free) 12.8.
2.3. SD Card
- OSMR 8 GB (7,5 de-facto),
- 10 class,
I have card reader as well.
3. Steps to reproduce
I have 1,7 GB User Partition in my phone, it's not enough for me. I want to move my apk + dex + lib files to SD Card. I read, that I need to use Link2SD and to create new primary partition in my SD Card.
3.2. Partition creating
I create backup all my MicroSD data.
I try to create partitions, use these instructions:
- How to use Link2SD App for Partition SD Card — Full Guide,
- [TUT]How to Create Partition in SD card/MicroSD for Windows user.
I select primary, but in result I get logical, not primary partition:
I can't move my apk + lib + dex to SD Card:
Second partition not found
After my operations I can't to make screenshots, download applications to SD Card. I probably can't write any data to SD card. I get errors:
Can't take screenshot due to limited storage space, or it isn't allowed by the app or your organization
Mod.apk_download: open failed: EROFS (Read-only file system)
5. Not helped
- I create logical, not primary partition for 2,5 GB again.
- I create ext2 and ext3 partitions instead of ext4.
- I try partition recovery:
1. SD Memory Card Formation
I try format my SDCard use SD Memory Card Formation. Quick and overwrite formatting failed.
I try to format my MicroSD use diskpart:
C:\System Volume Information>diskpart Microsoft DiskPart version 10.0.14393.0 Copyright (C) 1999-2013 Microsoft Corporation. On computer: DESKTOP-EEOT0TN DISKPART> list disk Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt -------- ------------- ------- ------- --- --- Disk 0 Online 931 GB 4096 KB Disk 1 Online 7681 MB 0 B DISKPART> select disk 1 Disk 1 is now the selected disk. DISKPART> attributes disk clear readonly Disk attributes cleared successfully. DISKPART> select partition 1 Partition 1 is now the selected partition. DISKPART> active DiskPart marked the current partition as active. DISKPART> format fs=fat32 0 percent completed DiskPart has encountered an error: The parameter is incorrect. See the System Event Log for more information. DISKPART> exit Leaving DiskPart...
chkdsk g: /f /r The type of the file system is FAT32. Volume Serial Number is 0352-6F30 Windows is verifying files and folders... File and folder verification is complete. Windows is verifying free space... Free space verification is complete. Windows has scanned the file system and found no problems. No further action is required. 5,231,600 KB total disk space. 4 KB in 2 hidden files. 1,236 KB in 295 folders. 1,902,568 KB in 1,076 files. 3,327,788 KB are available. 4,096 bytes in each allocation unit. 1,307,900 total allocation units on disk. 831,947 allocation units available on disk. Cannot write boot sector.
4. HDD Low Level Format Tool
After these actions nothing has changed.
7. Do not offer
- Please do not suggest me to buy new telephone/SD Card/PC.