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[Q] OTG support on BETA 4?

10th April 2014, 11:46 AM |#1  
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dear paranoid android users and developers,

I've made a fresh (and clean) install of newest BETA 4 on my Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 2013 (Wi-Fi) and encountered a small problem... I cannot seem to get StickMount to work... none of my pendrives that worked on previous versions (the ones before SuperSU was switched to Superuser) seem to show up in any file explorers...

also, when I ran the USB Host Diagnostics, I got a result in the Root API section: N/A... therefore, I'm thinking something is not right on the Superuser side...

I would be oh so thankful if someone could help with coming up with a solution!

P.S. I'm posting a screenshot of the USB Host Diagnostics as attachment. the same result shows up on Nexus 5.
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10th April 2014, 04:42 PM |#2  
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try USB OTG Helper
I don't know if it will work but its what I used when I was on a different ROM, I'll check later and see if it still works.
10th April 2014, 07:54 PM |#3  
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hmm, will look into it and see if anything changes...
11th April 2014, 09:52 PM |#4  
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hmm, will look into it and see if anything changes...

I just tested it. OTG works Perfectly on PA beta 4. If you are using an external HDD make sure its getting powered.
12th April 2014, 09:51 AM |#5  
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I just tested it. OTG works Perfectly on PA beta 4. If you are using an external HDD make sure its getting powered.

On which device did You manage to do it? And with help of 3rd party apps, or just with the system in its own?

Also... Stock kernel or custom one?

Cheers!
12th April 2014, 03:20 PM |#6  
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Htc one x. Custom kernel but the kernel doesn't do anything for otg. And only used USB OtG Helper. Just plug the OTG cable and the USB device in and then open otg helper then plug the otg cable into the phone and wait a few seconds and then mount.


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15th April 2014, 04:39 PM |#7  
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on GNexus, with PA Beta4, stock kernel: it works from the start, without 3-party apps.

the only thing it doesn't work is when I unmount (from "settings>storage": is there any other way to do it?) it keeps a permanent notification saying "Removed USB storage. Insert new media" that won't go away. Eventually it does, don't know how, why and when.

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17th April 2014, 03:44 PM |#8  
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Nexus 5, PA Beta 4, stock kernel.
OTG works flawlessy, from the settings I can mount and unmount it.
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