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[Q] Repartition System and Data partitions

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By dcnarad, Member on 29th June 2014, 01:42 PM
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Dear I searched this topic both on XDA and Google without any answers hence posting here

I have a galaxy Exhibit 4g and if I try to install SlimKat and full-modular-Gapps I have literally no memory left on the system partition. I was wondering if we can re-partition the space so we can reallocate the internal SD towards Data and system (the internals SD is a pain anyways). I have done similar stuff for my nook color which my son uses for playing kids learning games. Please let me know if this would be possible and how to go about it. Here are my df stats. Thanks in advance.

Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 171.5M 128.0K 171.4M 4096
/sys/fs/cgroup 171.5M 0.0K 171.5M 4096
/sys/fs/cgroup/memory: Permission denied
/mnt/asec 171.5M 0.0K 171.5M 4096
/mnt/obb 171.5M 0.0K 171.5M 4096
/mnt/fuse 171.5M 0.0K 171.5M 4096
/system 526.6M 361.5M 165.1M 4096
/cache 196.8M 4.1M 192.7M 4096
/data 1.1G 657.6M 434.9M 4096
/mnt/secure/asec: Permission denied
/mnt/media_rw/sdcard0 1.6G 686.3M 967.5M 32768
/mnt/secure/asec: Permission denied
 
 
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Originally Posted by dcnarad

Dear I searched this topic both on XDA and Google without any answers hence posting here

I have a galaxy Exhibit 4g and if I try to install SlimKat and full-modular-Gapps I have literally no memory left on the system partition. I was wondering if we can re-partition the space so we can reallocate the internal SD towards Data and system (the internals SD is a pain anyways). I have done similar stuff for my nook color which my son uses for playing kids learning games. Please let me know if this would be possible and how to go about it. Here are my df stats. Thanks in advance.

Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize
/dev 171.5M 128.0K 171.4M 4096
/sys/fs/cgroup 171.5M 0.0K 171.5M 4096
/sys/fs/cgroup/memory: Permission denied
/mnt/asec 171.5M 0.0K 171.5M 4096
/mnt/obb 171.5M 0.0K 171.5M 4096
/mnt/fuse 171.5M 0.0K 171.5M 4096
/system 526.6M 361.5M 165.1M 4096
/cache 196.8M 4.1M 192.7M 4096
/data 1.1G 657.6M 434.9M 4096
/mnt/secure/asec: Permission denied
/mnt/media_rw/sdcard0 1.6G 686.3M 967.5M 32768
/mnt/secure/asec: Permission denied

its a lot simpler to just move most of the gapps (hangouts, playstore, play games, etc) to sdcard. even better if you swap int2ext sd if you have a decent size sdcard and just use the real int for pics, music, etc. If the ext sd is a class10 or above you will notice a major difference in overall performance.
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