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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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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.
LG OG E970 - ARTMOD 5.0 ported from E975
The Graveyard:
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My SD card is fine...I have all of my music on it now.

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