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[FIXED] MicroSD Mounter for XOOM HC 3.2 ROOT Users (Read/Write!)

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By ekarelis, Junior Member on 17th July 2011, 06:50 PM
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All,

Created a quick app to re-mount the microSD card as read/write for rooted Motorola XOOM Honeycomb 3.2 users. This app simply dismounts and remounts the microSD card in its "stock" location as read/write. Optionally, you can also add a mount point to /sdcard/external (which is friendlier for some apps).

I hope this helps some people out, I know I like it.

APK Download V0.1b
** FIXED Force Close when /sdcard/external folder doesn't exist **

BTW: I don't have enough posts to put this in development, where it belongs. Mods - Feel free to move this thread as appropriate.

edit: This app is still under development, use of this app is at your own risk. The app will forcefully dismount/remount the sdcard, so any active access to the sdcard is affected, and under extreme cases can result in data loss.

I'm adding a lot more error checking, validation to minimize any chances of data loss. Also, I'm working on hot-swap sdcard support, remount-on-boot support, and a widget to easily get sdcard status.
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17th July 2011, 07:11 PM |#2  
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Installed and granted su permission. App force closes immediately on launch. I'm using rooted stock 3.2 on US wifi only Xoom.

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I figured it out. I fixed the error, and have updated the link in the original post to point to the new app.
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Tried new version. Says its mounted in the app but can't write to SD.

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This is exactly what I've been looking for.
Thanks so much for enabling my apps to run normal again

edit if boot on startup option added would be awesome
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I dont know what this whole mess is about read/write but read/write works perfectly without any of this.

Worked since I put 3.2 on my device.
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If you use root explorer, you can read/write to the sdcard no problem with HC 3.2, but if you try as a normal user, you can read-only. So apps can't store data on the sdcard.
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Works great thanks now I can transfer files using astro :)

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Originally Posted by ekarelis

All,

Created a quick app to re-mount the microSD card as read/write for rooted Motorola XOOM Honeycomb 3.2 users. This app simply dismounts and remounts the microSD card in its "stock" location as read/write. Optionally, you can also add a mount point to /sdcard/external (which is friendlier for some apps).

I hope this helps some people out, I know I like it.

APK Download V0.1b
** FIXED Force Close when /sdcard/external folder doesn't exist **

BTW: I don't have enough posts to put this in development, where it belongs. Mods - Feel free to move this thread as appropriate.?

edit: This app is still under development, use of this app is at your own risk. The app will forcefully dismount/remount the sdcard, so any active access to the sdcard is affected, and under extreme cases can result in data loss.

I'm adding a lot more error checking, validation to minimize any chances of data loss. Also, I'm working on hot-swap sdcard support, remount-on-boot support, and a widget to easily get sdcard status.

How's autoboot coming? Eagerly awaiting still
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