Questions tagged [ab-partition]

A/B partitioning was introduced by Google in Android O. It allows the inactive set of partitions to be patched in a running system on the active set of partitions.

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A/B partitioning - which slot is really flashed?

I have a Moto Z3 Play with stock ROM and rooted it by Magisk. Phone is seamless updates and treble ready. Everything works fine. Yesterday system updater was trying to update to the newest version but ...
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How is system-as-root mounted in Android 9?

In Android 9, system.img consist of system and ramdisk. So kernel will mount system.img directly and implement init program. Next, init will parse init.rc file and mount remaining partitions based on ...
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How to switch active slots without a computer or rooted device

Essential PH-1, Liquid Remix ROM api 28, not rooted, no Gapps, bootloader unlocked. Problem: current slot A, where the ROM boots from, does not have custom recovery installed. However TWRP is ...
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Razer Phone 1 no such partition problems

I was currently having problems with my phone boot looping and tried to go into recovery or use twrp to stop it but they both failed. I read by using the flash_all dat that it will flash the factory ...