When you are in fastboot mode you can directly start the recovery image without installing it: fastboot boot recovery.img Alternatively if you want to start the installed recovery rom execute fastboot flash recovery recovery.img fastboot reboot bootloader and then select Recovery using Vol-Up/Down buttons + Power button to start the recovery ROM. ...


The answer is no. The partition will show up as a root directory in command line interface. The same goes when trying to browse the partition with Python.

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