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16th April 2014, 11:57 AM   |  #14  
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Partition creation is easy. There is few steps to create file based partition:

1. first of all - how to calculate size of the partition:
Simple using calculator. Formula is: (size * 1024 * 1024) / 4096

Foe example: you want 500mb partition, ok, formula is: (500 * 1024 * 1024) / 4096

So command for making them with adb will be:
Quote:

adb shell
mkdir /data/media/0/bootmenu/folder_you_want
dd if=/dev/zero of=/data/media/0/bootmenu/folder_you_want/system.ext4 bs=4096 count=count_from_your_calculation
dd if=/dev/zero of=/data/media/0/bootmenu/folder_you_want/data.ext4 bs=4096 count=count_from_your_calculation
dd if=/dev/zero of=/data/media/0/bootmenu/folder_you_want/cache.ext4 bs=4096 count=count_from_your_calculation

2. get UUID of the system partition (need for step 3):
Quote:

blkid /dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/system

3. format created partiton:
Quote:

losetup /dev/block/loop1 /data/media/0/bootmenu/folder_you_want/system.ext4
losetup /dev/block/loop2 /data/media/0/bootmenu/folder_you_want/data.ext4
losetup /dev/block/loop3 /data/media/0/bootmenu/folder_you_want/cache.ext4
mke2fs -T ext4 -O has_journal,ext_attr,resize_inode,filetype,extent, sparse_super,large_file,uninit_bg -U paste here your UUID -I 256 /dev/block/loop1
mke2fs -T ext4 -O has_journal,ext_attr,resize_inode,filetype,extent, sparse_super,large_file,uninit_bg -U paste here your UUID -I 256 /dev/block/loop2
mke2fs -T ext4 -O has_journal,ext_attr,resize_inode,filetype,extent, sparse_super,large_file,uninit_bg -U paste here your UUID -I 256 /dev/block/loop3
tune2fs -o journal_data_writeback /dev/block/loop2
tune2fs -o journal_data_writeback /dev/block/loop3
losetup -d /dev/block/loop1
losetup -d /dev/block/loop2
losetup -d /dev/block/loop3

Partitions created easily

Note:
These things must be done while you are in bootmenu since I am not sure if mke2fs, blkid and tune2fs tool is available while you are on android! So you can done that in bootmenu via adb!
Last edited by munjeni; 16th April 2014 at 01:09 PM.
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