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KitKat will make your SD Card completely useless: per the Android API specification

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Default KitKat will make your SD Card completely useless: per the Android API specification

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Well this probably explains why even with root access on I can no longer access my external sd card from CM file manager anymore since I upgraded from 10.2 to 11 nightly... Way to go google... Going to the way of apple are you?
 
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I must only affect some people mine is being read fine .. With cm file manager root explorer.. Etc

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From TFA:

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There are solutions to this problem for users with root access. Users without root access appear to be screwed.
If you're on Kit Kat on an LGOG, you're rooted.
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My SD card is fine...I have all of my music on it now.

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