Questions tagged [ext3]

a journaling file system for Linux, successor to ext2 and predecessor to ext4

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Mount HDD with multiple partitions

I have an external HDD with two partitions. Both are ext3 partitions and works fine with Linux. When I plug the USB HDD in my Android device, it does not work. I see some errors in dmesg: [ 3132....
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Does the external sd card have to use FAT at all?

link2sd allows one to fully move apps to a second partition on the external sd card provided its Filesystem supports Linux permissions. but does it have to be a second partition or could I simply ...
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Does Android support the EXT (filesystem) for removable storage cards? [duplicate]

As the subject indicates, does Android support any of the Extended File Systems ("ext", "ext2", "ext3" and "ext4") for removable storage cards (such as Micro SDXC storage cards)? Android is a Linux-...
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Link2SD fails to mount after nandroid restore

Recently I happened to switch back to stock ROM in my LG P500. I used v2.3.3 (v20c) ROM from LG's site and installed wiping all partitions including my SD card. I then rooted using SuperOneClick and ...
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How to create a soft link between root partition and ext3 partition(on SD)

I am trying to create symbolic links of /data/sdext2/app/* on /data/app. This is what I did in adb shell ln -sf /data/sdext2/app/* /data/app/ But it is telling "link failed No such file or directory". ...
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Specifying SD card mount options upon boot

I have an Archos 101IT with a 16G external SD card. The SD card contains one partition that is formatted as an ext3 file system. The Archos runs UrukDroid 1.6.4 (Froyo 2.2). The Problem: When booted, ...
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Ext4 partition clockworkmod recovery backup

Successfully installed CM7 on ZTE Blade and simple2ext (S2E) made me excited. I've partitioned my SD in CWM recovery and I guess it was Ext3 partition. But one thing was mistake. I have checked in S2E ...
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Does modifying read cache on my SD card also affect the speed of reading my Ext3 partition?

I'm trying to make Link2SD work on my phone so I partitioned my 16gb SD to 4gb for the Ext3 partition and the rest for normal storage. I'm noticing some slight lag on my usage of the phone and I read ...
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Link2SD working issues

I have installed the Link2SD application on my Samsung Galaxy Ace, everything is in place, now I dont understand how it works. I have allotted 1GB of space to my second ext3 partition, I have 2 doubts:...
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Problem with creating an ext3 partition on SD card [duplicate]

I'm trying to partition my SD card with a ~31gb FAT32 partition and a 1024mb ext3 partition for A2SD. I've tried making the partitions with CMW-Alpharev Recovery v2.5.1.8 and with gParted (on a ...
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Is my ext3 sd partitioning correct?

I've read a bit here on Android Enthusiasts and I've been able to partition my sdcard. A partition FAT32 and another one ext3, using the AmonRa Recovery for Acer Liquid Metal. Everything looks fine ...
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How to enable ext2 or ext3 partitions?

Does anyone know how I can enable ext2 or ext3 partitions on my LG Optimus V? I have already partitioned my 16GB SD card to 14.5 GB FAT32 and 500MB ext2. When using Link2SD it gives me a mount error. ...
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how to use ext partition in my android?

I partitioned my MicroSD card and created 1GB ext3 partition. What is the next step so I can use it to make the performance of my android better? It seems to me that it is mounted into /sd-ext What ...
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