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is creating symbolic links in /mnt/sdcard not allowed anymore?

asked 2014-06-10 15:57:03 +0200

smatkovi gravatar image

'cause everytime i want to link a folder in /media/sdcard/ to a place in /mnt/sdcard it tells me something like function not implemented, when i try to link to a folder in root it works, but that's not my intention^^

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What do you try to achieve?

dez ( 2014-06-10 16:33:14 +0200 )edit

i want to store data on my actual sdcard and want to give androidapps access to them by linking /media/sdcard/(here are nunbers and letters)/(my folder) to /mnt/sdcard or /sdcard

smatkovi ( 2014-06-10 18:12:29 +0200 )edit

I noticed the same thing after update when couple of android apps stopped working. Any explanation for this?

elain1 ( 2014-06-10 20:40:19 +0200 )edit

Could you please paste the command you are using?

MSameer ( 2014-06-10 20:59:00 +0200 )edit

Okay... I think it has something to do with this: How to let Android apps to write to (real) sdcard "UPDATE: the locations have changed again, additionally we have it fuse-mounted to ~/android_storage. The actual mount of the subvolume has to be done BEFORE alien-dalvik is running as it initiates fusing - new directory is /data/media" As the symolic links are right on the /data/media directory but doesn't work on ~/android_storage

elain1 ( 2014-06-10 21:10:18 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-11-02 10:36:10 +0200

yesaka gravatar image

i'm able to overcome this by creating link from /home/nemo .The problem is you need to create the link every time you restart your phone.So put the codes in .profile and invoke terminal once restarted

/home/nemo>cat .profile cd Videos unlink vid ln -fs ../and*/Movies ./vid cd ../Pictures unlink pics ln -fs ../android_storage/Pictures ./pics

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