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[Q] ROM which supports USB Mass Storage on Galaxy Nexus?

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16th February 2012, 09:11 AM   |  #1  
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Hi

To my great dismal, I only noticed after having bought the Galaxy Nexus, that it doesn't support USB Mass Storage (UMS) mode I've read Dan Morrils explanation, but don't subscribe to it - since I'm on Linux and since PTP and MTP don't work too well there (at least on my two Ubuntu 11.10 installations) his statement "On the whole it's a much better experience on the phone." is just plain wrong, as far as I am concerned. The pseudo SD Card in my "old" Nexus S worked totally fine…

Oh well… Enough for the rant…

I'm now looking for a ROM which allows to mount the device in good ol' USB Mass Storage mode. I read that the modaco ROM supports this - but only after a "rebake" (what's meant with this?).

Are there alternatives?

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4th April 2012, 03:42 PM   |  #2  
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same opinion!
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I don't know if there are any

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4th April 2012, 04:12 PM   |  #4  
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There is no sdcard, internal or not. There probably was on the S. The data partition and sdcard are one and the same. Sdcard is a symlink to data/media. Android does not support mounting individual folders as ums. So until someone devises a way to partition sdcard separately, you will have to live with mtp.

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I don't use it but I understand you can install Stickmount by Chainfire from the market. That will give you USB host.

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4th April 2012, 05:02 PM   |  #6  
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I don't use it but I understand you can install Stickmount by Chainfire from the market. That will give you USB host.

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Which is not usb mass storage, which the thread deals with
4th April 2012, 05:37 PM   |  #7  
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I too wish there wish there was a mass storage option.

In my car - I get a constant connect/disconnect cycle when attempting to charge it via the auxilliary usb jack which renders the radio useless. Another car just failed to recognize the device and wouldn't read the directory structure, so couldn't play over usb. In both cases, iDevices work fine :/

PS - why are the captchas so darn hard to read on this forum?
4th April 2012, 05:55 PM   |  #8  
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Originally Posted by ceribaen

I too wish there wish there was a mass storage option.

In my car - I get a constant connect/disconnect cycle when attempting to charge it via the auxilliary usb jack which renders the radio useless. Another car just failed to recognize the device and wouldn't read the directory structure, so couldn't play over usb. In both cases, iDevices work fine :/

PS - why are the captchas so darn hard to read on this forum?

Where do you see any captchas in this forum...?
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Where do you see any captchas in this forum...?

Might be due to the low post amount or searching while not logged in?
4th April 2012, 06:48 PM   |  #10  
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I'm hoping they go away after 10 posts? But I constantly find I have to take several attempts for it to say that I got it right.

Anyway back on topic... does anyone know of any software/roms/etc that would make the usb media on your phone look more like mass storage for things like car radios to read them proper?

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