Questions tagged [bind-mount]

Questions regarding the use of the Linux technique bind mount in Android framework should use this tag.

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mounting an app folder to external storage fails for Write access on Android Q but will work in Android Pie

I could mount my partitions holding whatsapp (exFat) and titanium ( ext4 ) backup data on android Pie but right now on Q it will not let a RW operation be performed after mounting I understand /...
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Mount USB OTG to specific destination folder on Nexus 6

I have an app that looks for videos in a specific folder: “videos”. I'm trying to get my FAT flash drive to mount on the folder videos under /sdcard internal storage. Nexus 6 (no SD card slot) ...
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making manually mounted partition folders write accessible to all apps

I have 3 partitions on my micro SD card which are all ExT4 partition 1 : main partition for external SD card data with download folders partition 2 & 3 : for WhatsApp and linked apps ...
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How to mount system under super partion?

Google has recently changed the way to mount system and introduced Dynamic Partitions. Previously in a rooted adb shell, I used to run mount -o rw,remount /system to mount system in read-write mode. ...
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How to fix mount errors when trying to mount the raw image that converted from android sparse image?

I have sparse.img image with the following properties: $ file sparse.img sparse.img: Android sparse image, version: 1.0, Total of 2512896 4096-byte output blocks in 60 input chunks. I want to see ...
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Mounting portable SD card folder to internal folder (WhatsApp)

I am trying to mount WhatsApp media directory from portable SD to internal "SD", as the phone internal storage is very limited. My phone: Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact (32GB internal storage, 128GB ...
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How to bind-mount “data” and “obb” folders from external SD card in “/sdcard/Android”?

Can someone help me mount my Android/data and Android/obb in my internal storage from my portable storage? I'm on a Pie ROM. I found this: How to bind mount a folder inside /sdcard with correct ...
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Why can't WhatsApp write to bind mounts?

I moved all the data of WhatsApp to /mnt/media_rw/6333-6461/WhatsApp, where 6333-6461 is my external SD card. I opened WhatsApp to find that I could not open any previously downloaded data. This is ...
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How to bind mount libunionfs?

Samsung has introduced a feature in its stock ROM that moves content of social media aps (like WhatsApp) to SD card, and then links the two folders. I ran the following command in Termux: $su #mount ...
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Where is a file actually located in case of bind mounts

I have a rooted phone with Magisk 20.1 running on it. Inspired by this answer on Unix SE, I successfully created a bind mount using Termux. It was between a folder on external SD card and one in the ...