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29th April 2012, 07:04 PM   |  #821  
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thank you but i didn't understand should use EASEUS Partition Master before or after rooting ? i know it may look like a silly question but sorry i'm not po this is my first time rooting and i'm trying to learn .. and yes i'm using Cm7

You have to use the partitioning software after you write the CM7 .img to your card. The CM7 ROM is pre-rooted.
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29th April 2012, 07:32 PM   |  #822  
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In an Android file manager, /sdcard (or /mnt/sdcard) is the 4th partition of your SD card.

If you take the SD card out of your NT and put it into Windows PC, you will only be to view the 1st partition (boot partition, about 190MB) of the card...

You understood it perfectly. Thanks.

Side question then...why was someone insisting the 1st partition was the one that should be expanded? I guess because it is the one you "see" when the card is out of the Nook--but so what, as space added to 1st partition would be unusable as soon as it was back into the Nook, right?

Or is it that the OTHER folders (other than sdcard) belong to partition 1?
29th April 2012, 07:54 PM   |  #823  
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Solar.Plexus thank you done it perfectly but it's strange that there are about 2g still unused why is that ? or they go for the system ?
29th April 2012, 08:06 PM   |  #824  
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You understood it perfectly. Thanks.

Side question then...why was someone insisting the 1st partition was the one that should be expanded? I guess because it is the one you "see" when the card is out of the Nook--but so what, as space added to 1st partition would be unusable as soon as it was back into the Nook, right?

Or is it that the OTHER folders (other than sdcard) belong to partition 1?

Yeah, you're basically correct. They just wanted to extend the first partition because they have a Windows machine and they want to be able to view the contents of the card when it's outside of the NT.

You can make an edit of a system file to allow the CM7 SD ROM to mount the 1st partition of the card as the "userdata" partition, but it's absolutely easier to just make the 4th card partition for userdata. Not to mention safer, since the 1st partition contains all the boot files.

If you're interested, I made a tutorial a while back to allow Windows to mount all the partitions of your SD card.

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Solar.Plexus thank you done it perfectly but it's strange that there are about 2g still unused why is that ? or they go for the system ?

Are you using a big SD card, 32GB or so? In that case, the card needs a few GBs for itself, meaning you actually have a little less than 32GB, even when you buy it and take it out of the packaging.
29th April 2012, 09:51 PM   |  #825  
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If you make no changes other than extending the 4th partition (sdcard; /mnt/sdcard), what partitions are the other folders "on?"
29th April 2012, 10:22 PM   |  #826  
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If you make no changes other than extending the 4th partition (sdcard; /mnt/sdcard), what partitions are the other folders "on?"

Which folders are you talking about?
29th April 2012, 10:23 PM   |  #827  
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Which folders are you talking about?

All of the ones you see when opening a file manager.
29th April 2012, 11:40 PM   |  #828  
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All of the ones you see when opening a file manager.

I believe this is how the CM7 SD .img writes to your card originally, before you repartition:

1st partition: /bootdata, 200MB formatted as FAT32
2nd partition: /system, 1.30GB formatted as EXT4
3rd partition: /data, 1.30GB formatted as EXT4
4th partition: /sdcard, 900MB formatted as FAT32

I think it added up to 3.7GB, and I may have be off a few megabytes. I can't remember the exact partition sizes because I ended up making my /data a little bit bigger.
29th April 2012, 11:49 PM   |  #829  
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Here are the folders I see on mine, at root, using ES File Explorer...

acct
bootdata
P1
cache
config
d
data
P3
dev
etc
mnt
proc
rom
root
sbin
sd-ext
sdcard
P4
sys
system
P2
vendor

I hope you understand, I am not trying to be a jerk. I am just really curious to understand how all this fits together. So, where might be the partitions for the other ones?

And how does one tell, other than just "knowing?"
30th April 2012, 12:02 AM   |  #830  
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Originally Posted by movrshakr

Here are the folders I see on mine, at root, using ES File Explorer...

acct
bootdata
P1
cache
config
d
data
P3
dev
etc
mnt
proc
rom
root
sbin
sd-ext
sdcard
P4
sys
system
P2
vendor

I hope you understand, I am not trying to be a jerk. I am just really curious to understand how all this fits together. So, where might be the partitions for the other ones?

And how does one tell, other than just "knowing?"

What? Everything else is on your actual NT.

Think about this: If you take your SD card out and plug your NT into a computer. X: drive pops up as My NOOK, because the /mnt/media is on the NT, not the SD card.
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