Google Play Developer Distribution Agreement Due Tomorrow

Every once in a while, Google updates theGoogle PlayDeveloper Distribution … more

LG to Release Octa-Core “Nuclun” SoC in the LG G3 Screen

LG is set to follow the likes of Samsung and other manufacture its own … more

Lockdown Pro 2 Brings Material Design and Media Support

Back in March of this year, we took a look at a rather innovated security application … more

Mural Watchface Brings 500px to Android Wear

On a traditional watch, you can’t really do too much to change its appearance once … more
Post Reply

Partition Table

OP aranurea

18th January 2014, 11:39 AM   |  #1  
aranurea's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag New York City
Thanks Meter: 51
 
447 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2011
More
Has anyone been able to get access to the partition table of the G2? I ask because I use only 1 of the 3.5 GB partitioned for the system ROM and would like to use the remaining as internal storage. If not, how likely is it for someone to gain access to it on this device?

Sent from my LG-D801 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
The Following User Says Thank You to aranurea For This Useful Post: [ View ]
18th January 2014, 02:25 PM   |  #2  
Senior Member
Flag Central Kentucky
Thanks Meter: 1,096
 
6,964 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2008
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by aranurea

Has anyone been able to get access to the partition table of the G2? I ask because I use only 1 of the 3.5 GB partitioned for the system ROM and would like to use the remaining as internal storage. If not, how likely is it for someone to gain access to it on this device?

No. Just stop.
18th January 2014, 02:35 PM   |  #3  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 500
 
918 posts
Join Date:Joined: Oct 2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by aranurea

Has anyone been able to get access to the partition table of the G2? I ask because I use only 1 of the 3.5 GB partitioned for the system ROM and would like to use the remaining as internal storage. If not, how likely is it for someone to gain access to it on this device?

Sent from my LG-D801 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app

This has been discussed before, and the conclusion was that it is way too risky to mess with the partitioning of the device for just 3.5 gb extra space. Hence the "Just stop" from the person above.

You can expand your storage through an OTG flash drive - check this out: meenova.com
18th January 2014, 03:21 PM   |  #4  
leomd333's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Lisburn
Thanks Meter: 38
 
861 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2013
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by vPro97

This has been discussed before, and the conclusion was that it is way too risky to mess with the partitioning of the device for just 3.5 gb extra space. Hence the "Just stop" from the person above.

You can expand your storage through an OTG flash drive - check this out: meenova.com

I could really do with that 3.5 gb myself, i have about 8 GB of music on my device, If i take more than about 3 short 1080p clips. BOOM, storage full!
18th January 2014, 06:42 PM   |  #5  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 28
 
106 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2006
Keep in mind that some firmwares rely upon exact partition sizes to work correctly, and that altering those partitions may end up bricking your device.

This isn't just some warning to keep novice users from bricking their devices by accident, it's a legitimate issue where the benefits don't outweigh the risks.

Sent from my LG-D800 using Tapatalk
23rd January 2014, 04:27 PM   |  #6  
aranurea's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Flag New York City
Thanks Meter: 51
 
447 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2011
More
I understand now. Thank you.

Sent from my LG-D801 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Top Threads in G2 Q&A, Help & Troubleshooting by ThreadRank