Questions tagged [mount]

Mounting takes place before a computer can use a storage device. The command to make a storage device accessible is under *nix "mount"

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How to mount system.img on android (or linux)?

I wanna modify some files in my system partition of phone. It's ext4. I plan to flash it later to my phone. I tried: mount -w -t ext4 -o loop /storage/sdcard1/system.img /mnt/njz and got this: ...
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Android 4.3 external and internal sdcard

I am new in Android so please be gentle. I have the problem, that my phone doesn't use the external sdcard and try to save everything on internal 2gb storage. So I rooted the device and get a shell ...
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SD card cannot be mounted as /storage/sdcard0

My problem is, that my Vodafone Smart Prime 6 (VF-895N) with Android 5.0.2 mounts external sd-cards as /storage/sdcard1. On other devices with "settings" - "storage" there is a menu to change the ...
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How can I mount or open already dumped mmcblk0?

I have dumped a mmcblk0 by adb command. Busybox already installed on my android. adb shell su root busybox cat /dev/block/mmcblk0 > E:\1.bin Now I can not mount this file on windows 10 with ...
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How do I mount an external USB flash drive?

I have a SanDisk 32GB external flash drive I bought six years ago which I used to back up files from my PC. At the moment I no longer have access to as PC, but would like to mount my USB drive and use ...
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Mounting exfat properly on android 5

I own Lenovo A10-70L tablet which I downgraded to Android 5.0.1 and rooted. Lenovo products don't support exfat, so I'm looking for a third-party solution. I'm planning to use encrypted containers on ...
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Where is adopted storage mounted?

Where in the filesystem is the mountpoint for the adoptable storage partition?
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Data partition with 23GB only shows 8GB when mounted

I have a Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, and I was finding strange that the storage manager showed that the system was filling 20GB of the 32GB internal storage, so I went to dig a little further into this. ...
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How to dump Android's external SDcard that is used as internal memory?

although StackExchange sites have helped me a lot in the past, it's now the first time to actively post a question here. I have an issue with my Motorola Moto G which is running with Android 7.1.1 (...
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Mount /data partition without losing data

In some new models, when installing a custom recovery, /data partition won't mount. To fix that I need to wipe partition. How can I fix without losing data?
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Can't mount filesystem from LG-V20 on MacBook

I have a question about connecting an Android phone to a Mac. I expect you'll need to know some specifics about the hardware and OS versions I'm using. So let me start with that. Macbook: MacBook ...
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Mount Galaxy A5 (2017) on Ubuntu via MTP

I have been reading numerous articles on this, but nothing seems to work for me. I have a Galaxy A5 (2017). When I plug it into my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, the phone is recognised and I can browse the ...
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Why sush tries to execute strings in my array as commands and how to prevent that?

When running a script that contains an array in a variable, the strings in the variable will be executed as a command, I don't need anything inside the array to be executed as a command, how to ...
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AVD with custom userdata.img doesn't boot

I have been trying to emulate a real android device using AVD by replacing the sdcard (sdcard.img) and userdata (userdata.img) pulled from my device. Xiaomi Redmi 1S Android 4.4.2 Only ...
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which termux package provides the “mount” command?

i try to install "mount" with apt, but i can't locate it, or a package that contains "mount". i've tried: just to run mount: no command 'mount' found apt update && apt upgrade apt ...
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Symlinking Problems in a Resurrection Remix ROM based on MM

I've flashed a rr ROM and everything worked fine except for one thing, the symlink to /storage/emulated/0 is missing! So I can't view my files, however, I could view them in /mnt. But every app ...
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Android mount external sdcard obb to internal SD card succeed

(I posted this question on Stack Overflow before(https://stackoverflow.com/questions/42738392/android-mount-obb-to-external-sd-card-failed), then I found here may be a better place to post this ...
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Remove everything from android

I would like to remove all files from my android device INCLUDING system files. I have tried rm -r * and other commands but when I switch the phone off the files reappear.
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After new firmware, can't install ROM (mount error)

I installed RUU 4.2.2 in an attempt to upgrade HBOOT to 2.16 on a HTC One S. The boot menu shows 2.16 so I guess it worked but now I have no OS. I am trying to install a ROM (Lineage 14) but I get ...
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Mounting external sd-card on rooted Android 7.1 tablet fails, but only if partition not empty

Edit: I have tried mounting the sd-card with an empty ext4-partition, and it worked just fine, but after I ran debootstrap on the sd-card, the problem reappeared with identical symptoms. I want to ...
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Mount sdcard partition as /data

I originally wanted to comment here to ask a clarification question. But as I haven't enough reputation and it seems there isn't any private messaging possible, I opened this new question. The device ...
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Link2SD: Mount script cannot be created

After making a 1744MB ext2 partition on my 4GB MicroSD with the Aparted app (since my Windows SD slot is broken) and trying to select ext2 when I start Link2SD I always get the error: Mount script ...
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Invoke /system/bin/sdcard manually via terminal

I am trying to mount an EXT4 formatted SD card under Cyanogenmod 13.1 (Android 6.0.1). So far, I have setup scripts to mount the card at /mnt/ext_sdcard during boot. My current understanding is that ...
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Get computer to mount Android phone at root directory

I have noticed that whenever I plug my phone into a computer through USB, it gets mounted at /storage/emulated/0. Is there a way I can get it to mount at /? I am running Resurrection Remix (7.1.1) ...
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Mount “/” andriod in pc for scan with av

I want a method for scan all andriod system from my pc with a antivirus, for example I've a backup with CMW, but the problem is that i need extract "tar" files and delete virus, then repack tar... Do ...
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How do I delete a symlink from /sbin?

I wanted to remove a symlink from /sbin/ directory. The link is swapon which is linked to busybox binary on the same directory. While trying to remove first-time, it said "Read only filesystem". So, ...
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Since which Android version is exFat supported?

Which Android version supports exFat, if at all? The web seems unclear about that. Thanks!
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Cannot mount Galaxy S7 with simple-mtpfs (with S4 it used to work fine)

I would like to mount my Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) to an folder using simple-mtpfs and I cannot do it as I used to (on previous Fedora and older Galaxy S4). If I simply plug S7 to my computer, I ...
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Mount f2fs sdcard on boot

I have a 128 GB microsd and I do not want FAT32 on it. I have MIUI 8 (Android 5.1.1) with 3.10.49 kernel, TWRP 3 and root. For some reason mount doesn't work at all, it always produces error Invalid ...
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How to mount in TWRP?

I've never mounted in TWRP, a script advices doing so. Can I mount directly from TWRP's mount screen? I can select the partitions to mount, but see no option execute. Does rebooting/booting to the ...
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Internal storage not mounting on all Android M ROMs

I have a problem with my HTC Desire 816G (MT6592). Whenever I install the Android M ROM, internal storage doesn't mount. My phone's internal storage doesn't appear in USB mode and nor in file manager. ...
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Tricking the file system to mount a LINK2SD drive as mnt/extsd

I've got a device that is using the brilliant LINK2SD to expand the system memory onto the SD......all good. As part of the implementation, the app mounts the two SD card partitions as: FAT32 /mnt/...
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Mounting cifs/samba volume as a directory in android

I'm using a custom rom based on cyanogenmod 13, my device is rooted and I have Xposed installed. I'm looking for a simple app to mount samba or cifs volume in a directory on my android devices, years ...
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How to mount an Android sdcardfs formatted microSD card in Linux?

Suppose I take out the microSD card from my Cyanogenmod 13/Android 6 phone, put it in a card reader and want to access it within my Ubuntu desktop. The first partition (16M) mounts automatically, ...
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what's the difference between mount point /sdcard & /sd-ext in recovery.fstab

This is the recovery.fstab # mount point fstype device [device2] /boot mtd boot /cache ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p39 /data ext4 /dev/block/mmcblk0p40 /...
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Permission problems with LinuxDeploy

I installed LinuxDeploy and got Debian Jessie up and running. It was all relatively easy. The issue that I am having is that the user I define in the ui is not able to write to custom mounts (like sd ...
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Mounting .img from internal storage as USB Mass Storage

I am trying to mount an .img file from my internal storage as Usb Mass Storage. There is an Android App named DriveDroid which does exactly what I wanted. I tested with this app and the app ...
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unable to mount storage while installing new ROM - Nexus 5

i have nexus 5 rooted, its version was 4.4 i tried to upgrade it to 6.0 so i download the ROM (image-hammerhead-mob30y) from developers.google.com and i copy the image to the phone by adb push command ...
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Remounting a part of external SD card

Context: I've now spent more than 6 hours reading all articles / possible solutions I can find about the ".nomedia" file bug of Android 4+. See bug report here or also here or possible solution here. ...
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How to make bind-mounted (mount -o bind) folders visible for non-root users?

I want to mount-bind an app data folder in /data/data/... to a user subfolder in order to automatically synchronise the contents for backup purposes. As root I use the following command: mount -o ...
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Cannot remount /system partition even when rooted (Sony xperia M2)

I have a Sony xperia M2 D2303 with kitkat 4.4.4 and compilation number 18.3.1.C.1.17. I have rooted using KingRoot v4.9.5. I have checked that system is rooted using tools such as root checker. Now, I ...
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Install OpenGApps in Android Studio Emulator (Marshmallow)

I wanted to install OpenGApps in an Android emulator (created in Android Studio). The emulator is running with Marshmallow. There is enough storage space available, so this is not the problem. I tried ...
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how to restore mount points

i have a bricked device , after 20 hours of flashing and searching , i found that my device lost some mount points here is the the mount points of my device and here is the mount points of a ...
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“E:failed to mount” on Samsung Galaxy J5 after factory reset

I have Samsung Galaxy J5, and after I do a factory reset, I got this error message E:failed to mount /data (Invalid argument) can't mount '/data' (Invalid argument) E:failed to mount /data (Invalid ...
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how to mount /system as read/write in android?

cannot mount /system in android with following command, anyone has a solution for this? root@hwG7-UL20:/ # mount -o rw,remount,rw /system mount: Invalid argument 255|root@hwG7-UL20:/ # mount -o ...
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How to mount media partition for emulated primary only in android

I am trying to mount media partition mount point as /storage/emulated but it showing mounting and media files are showing in /storage/emulated. but i am unable to find images in gallery, what is ...
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Wipe data error - Unable to mount '/data'

Sorry for my bad English. I have a "Huawei G610". And i flash wrong rom on it. Now phone boots up but the "Encryption unsuccessful" page shows. And just has a button "Reset phone". "TWRP" recovery ...
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/storage/emulated/0 is missing. Apps can't find the directory

It began when I accidentally formatted the internal storage with TWRP. Now the OS can't mount the internal storage and the /storge/emulated/0 directory is missing but when I go to settings -> storage ...
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Internal memory (sdcard0) not writable - Android 4.3 - Xperia T (LT30p)

After a bootloop that I experienced after messing around with Android, I flashed a stock ROM to my LT30p using FlashTool. Everything went smoothly, except for the fact that I can't create files in ...
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mount marshmallow encrypted external sdcard

How can i mount sdcard in linux ? I have already tried using this command to pull the key from data partiton. sudo cryptsetup luksOpen --cipher aes-cbc-essiv:sha256 /dev/sdb2 sdb2 --key-file 1.key ...