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[Q] Can't mount the system after Root Nexus 5

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By snarldog, Junior Member on 21st November 2013, 02:30 AM
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Hi,all, I just get start with Nexus 5. can anybody tell me what the problem? follow with the command I input in windows shell.
K:\N5\ROOT>adb shell
shell@hammerhead:/ $ su
root@hammerhead:/ # mount -o remount system /system
mount -o remount system /system
mount: Permission denied
255|root@hammerhead:/ #
23rd February 2014, 07:24 PM |#2  
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Anyone on this?

23rd February 2014, 07:37 PM |#3  
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mount -o remount,rw /system

However this only works if you have a custom "insecure" kernel that allows adb to do root things.

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23rd February 2014, 07:47 PM |#4  
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Thanks for the reply!

So, I will write my story here, hopefully to help some other guy in the future!

Basically I was on debug build from AOSP for the N5! And I installed all proprietary files from Google, LG, Qualcomm etc! But camera was faulty! So I decided to flash the stock images from Google! Then I 've lost
adb root
So I flashed the boot image from the debug build I had previously!
adb root works like charm!

to flash it, I used: fastboot flash boot boot.img
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