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18th June 2014, 08:43 PM   |  #11  
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Yes you need to remount the system with write access...

Code:
su
mount -o rw,remount /dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/system /system
Check if it was mounted in read-write mode (rw):
Code:
mount | grep system
Should return
Code:
/dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/system /system ext4 rw,relatime,data=ordered 0 0
Now go make your changes then once done remount it as read-only again:
Code:
mount -o ro,remount /dev/block/stl12 /system

Yes, I just figured that out. But I'm stuck with how it should be in vold.fstab.

Code:
dev_mount usbdisk /storage/usbdisk auto /devices/platform/msm_hsusb_host.0
That's what I found when googling, but that doesn't work. Not sure if there's anything specific to firetv, that should be changed.
18th June 2014, 09:30 PM   |  #12  
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Strange - Stickmount(free ver) auto-mounts on my FTV with notification.

Using autopilot to start SPMC.
19th June 2014, 09:55 AM   |  #13  
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Strange - Stickmount(free ver) auto-mounts on my FTV with notification.

Using autopilot to start SPMC.

Also using ext3?
19th June 2014, 12:09 PM   |  #14  
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Also using ext3?

NO -

It's a 32GB Transcend with fat32.

It auto-mounts on boot-up, but not when plugged in.
19th June 2014, 02:49 PM   |  #15  
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NO -

It's a 32GB Transcend with fat32.

It auto-mounts on boot-up, but not when plugged in.

I guess it must have a problem with ext3 then.
22nd June 2014, 02:38 PM   |  #16  
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Has anybody had success with downloading apps and games directly to the usb mount? Is it possible yet to substitute the usb slot for the main storage on the box?


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23rd June 2014, 02:57 PM   |  #17  
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Where to download stickmiount
Where do I get it the apk safe and free?
24th June 2014, 03:40 AM   |  #18  
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Has anybody had success with downloading apps and games directly to the usb mount? Is it possible yet to substitute the usb slot for the main storage on the box?

I'm wondering this as well .
24th June 2014, 05:52 AM   |  #19  
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I'm wondering this as well .

Pretty sure that will require a custom kernel, i know on my phone i had to use a kernel that had extsd swap support to swap my sd card with internal storage.

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24th June 2014, 01:52 PM   |  #20  
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Pretty sure that will require a custom kernel, i know on my phone i had to use a kernel that had extsd swap support to swap my sd card with internal storage.

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Wouldn't it be possible to use the android equivalent of a symlink to do this? I thought I recalled doing this on phones that didn't support installing apps to external storage awhile back.

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