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Can I dual boot, with seperate Data partitions?

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Default Can I dual boot, with seperate Data partitions?

I was wondering if there was anyway I could dual boot my Nexus 7 and have both installs totally independent of each other?

I want to keep my device rooted, but I want to use Sky Go as well, and Sky Go doesn't play nice with root.

I would like to have one partition rooted with a custom rom, and another partition that is completely stock, stock ROM, kernel etc.

And I would also like to have the apps installed totally independent of each other so that my stock partition can't see any superuser stuff that I have installed in my custom partition.

I hope this makes sense? Is this possible?

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Hypothetically you might be able to do like CM already does on the touchpad, they have virtual partitions to store all the android stuff since they dont want to remove/modify the underlying webos partitions.

At the very minimum you would need a rom that is modified to take advantage of running from a different location.

You would also need some way to select which one to boot at start.

Some dual boot solutions cheat by using recovery to boot the other rom, since there's no major differences beyond the fact it doesnt boot by default
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You want MultiROM. The first ROM would have to be rooted, but the secondary can be completely stock and unrooted.
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There is a module for the xposed framework which are able to hide root for selected apps.

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