I have seen the
sm tool used a few places for example here.
The way I understand it, it is a storage management tool but I haven't been successful in finding any more info about it.
Where can I find more information on this tool?
sm tool is not an Android tool, it's a linux shell command. Android devices have some shell commands located in
/system/bin - the variety of these usually vary by version, OEM, and platform.
You can issue this
adb command to see what tools are available:
adb shell ls system/bin
You can ask for help on each tool - for example, with
$ adb shell sm -help usage: sm list-disks [adoptable] sm list-volumes [public|private|emulated|all] sm has-adoptable sm get-primary-storage-uuid sm set-force-adoptable [true|false] sm set-virtual-disk [true|false] sm partition DISK [public|private|mixed] [ratio] sm mount VOLUME sm unmount VOLUME sm format VOLUME sm benchmark VOLUME sm fstrim sm forget [UUID|all] sm set-emulate-fbe [true|false]