Droid Root

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by jigsawkilr, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. jigsawkilr
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    Is the Moto Droid rooted on the SD card? My vard says 16gb but only 14gb available
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    all sd cards dont have the total space available....there are hidden files on the sd card that let it work
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    i'm not sure i understand your question.
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    This is standard for storage devices. Flash media, hard drives, ect always have less usable space than their specifactions. Generally this loss is about 10%. A 500gb hard drive for instance will only have about 465gb of usable space.
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    Basically, he is wondering if some of the OS is written onto the SD Card itself, not on the phone.

    Technically, no... The OS shouldn't be 'rooted' on the SD card.