Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,802,856 Members 38,990 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

How to create a symlink?

Tip us?
 
p4pa1
Old
#1  
p4pa1's Avatar
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 10
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Kathmandu
Default How to create a symlink?

My phone has a symlink of sdcard on the root. Cant I make some other symlinks? I tried the ln -l on terminal emulator. But it didnt work.
Sorry if someone has already posted on this topic.

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app
 
LS.xD
Old
#2  
LS.xD's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 585
Posts: 1,854
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Lübeck

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by p4pa1 View Post
My phone has a symlink of sdcard on the root. Cant I make some other symlinks? I tried the ln -l on terminal emulator. But it didnt work.
Sorry if someone has already posted on this topic.

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app
Which Android version is present? Stock? Rooted? Or a custom rom? When you post detailled and specific questions it can help to get a valid anser soon
HTC One S @ PAC-man 4.4.2 [ALPHA1] [12/5/2014] + IceCode Kernel v4.0 // HBoot 2.15 - unlocked BL - S-OFF - NO "tampered & warning text" // TWRP mod 2.7.0.8

Samsung Galaxy W @ ParanoidAndroid 4.3 [BETA3] [6/5/2014] + KhaN Kernel v2.0 // Base: I8150XXLMI // PhilZ CWM 6.01.4

"REVIVED" HTC Wildfire S @ CyanogenMod 11(AWESOME!!!) [6/5/2014] //HBoot 1.09 - unlocked BL // TWRP 2.7.0.0


It won't hurt you to press "thanks" if me or someone other helped you...
 
p4pa1
Old
#3  
p4pa1's Avatar
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 10
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Kathmandu
Gingerbread (2.3.6) STOCK

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app
 
LS.xD
Old
#4  
LS.xD's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 585
Posts: 1,854
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Lübeck

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by p4pa1 View Post
Gingerbread (2.3.6) STOCK

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app
NO WAY
HTC One S @ PAC-man 4.4.2 [ALPHA1] [12/5/2014] + IceCode Kernel v4.0 // HBoot 2.15 - unlocked BL - S-OFF - NO "tampered & warning text" // TWRP mod 2.7.0.8

Samsung Galaxy W @ ParanoidAndroid 4.3 [BETA3] [6/5/2014] + KhaN Kernel v2.0 // Base: I8150XXLMI // PhilZ CWM 6.01.4

"REVIVED" HTC Wildfire S @ CyanogenMod 11(AWESOME!!!) [6/5/2014] //HBoot 1.09 - unlocked BL // TWRP 2.7.0.0


It won't hurt you to press "thanks" if me or someone other helped you...
 
p4pa1
Old
#5  
p4pa1's Avatar
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 10
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Kathmandu
How does the manufacturer create a symlink of sdcard on the root then?

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	uploadfromtaptalk1395712456793.jpg
Views:	7
Size:	14.0 KB
ID:	2648525  
 
LS.xD
Old
#6  
LS.xD's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 585
Posts: 1,854
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Lübeck

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by p4pa1 View Post
How does the manufacturer create a symlink of sdcard on the root then?

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app


i suppose they hat "root access" while developing the rom...
HTC One S @ PAC-man 4.4.2 [ALPHA1] [12/5/2014] + IceCode Kernel v4.0 // HBoot 2.15 - unlocked BL - S-OFF - NO "tampered & warning text" // TWRP mod 2.7.0.8

Samsung Galaxy W @ ParanoidAndroid 4.3 [BETA3] [6/5/2014] + KhaN Kernel v2.0 // Base: I8150XXLMI // PhilZ CWM 6.01.4

"REVIVED" HTC Wildfire S @ CyanogenMod 11(AWESOME!!!) [6/5/2014] //HBoot 1.09 - unlocked BL // TWRP 2.7.0.0


It won't hurt you to press "thanks" if me or someone other helped you...
 
p4pa1
Old
#7  
p4pa1's Avatar
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 10
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Kathmandu
I have root acces

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app
 
LS.xD
Old
#8  
LS.xD's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 585
Posts: 1,854
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Lübeck

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by p4pa1 View Post
I have root acces

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app


Whats the reason you want to create more symbolic links manually?
HTC One S @ PAC-man 4.4.2 [ALPHA1] [12/5/2014] + IceCode Kernel v4.0 // HBoot 2.15 - unlocked BL - S-OFF - NO "tampered & warning text" // TWRP mod 2.7.0.8

Samsung Galaxy W @ ParanoidAndroid 4.3 [BETA3] [6/5/2014] + KhaN Kernel v2.0 // Base: I8150XXLMI // PhilZ CWM 6.01.4

"REVIVED" HTC Wildfire S @ CyanogenMod 11(AWESOME!!!) [6/5/2014] //HBoot 1.09 - unlocked BL // TWRP 2.7.0.0


It won't hurt you to press "thanks" if me or someone other helped you...
 
p4pa1
Old
#9  
p4pa1's Avatar
Junior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 1
Posts: 10
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Kathmandu
I want to move /data to my sdcard and make a symlink on the /

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app
 
LS.xD
Old
#10  
LS.xD's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 585
Posts: 1,854
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Lübeck

 
DONATE TO ME
Quote:
Originally Posted by p4pa1 View Post
I want to move /data to my sdcard and make a symlink on the /

Sent from my LG-E405 using xda app-developers app
Just use "Link2SD" from the playstore LOL
HTC One S @ PAC-man 4.4.2 [ALPHA1] [12/5/2014] + IceCode Kernel v4.0 // HBoot 2.15 - unlocked BL - S-OFF - NO "tampered & warning text" // TWRP mod 2.7.0.8

Samsung Galaxy W @ ParanoidAndroid 4.3 [BETA3] [6/5/2014] + KhaN Kernel v2.0 // Base: I8150XXLMI // PhilZ CWM 6.01.4

"REVIVED" HTC Wildfire S @ CyanogenMod 11(AWESOME!!!) [6/5/2014] //HBoot 1.09 - unlocked BL // TWRP 2.7.0.0


It won't hurt you to press "thanks" if me or someone other helped you...

The Following User Says Thank You to LS.xD For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Speed Up Jenkins Configuration Process with TSJ

When you are theleader of a largedevelopment project, Gerrit isn’t the only tool that … more

AutoData Regulates Your Connectivity to Save Battery Life

It’s absolutely no secret that battery life is somewhat of anundoingformany … more

Tale of the Great Recoveries

About a week ago, our fantastic writer and my esteemed colleague Tom embarked on a mission to learnthe vast and … more

How to Make Your GPS Lock Faster – XDA Developer TV

Nothing is more frustrating than opening up Google Maps and it taking way to long … more