Linking between SDcard and internal storage

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    It seems to me like it should be possible to store media files, like movies, on the internal memory (8GB, on my Droid X, about 6 free ATM), and set up a symlink on the SDCard that points to it so that the media players that otherwise only look @ the SDcard will be pointed there instead.

    Is this possible? My unix/linux skills are a bit rusty
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    No, Internal storage is for app install and OS.
    Users cannot access it.
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    Isn't that what rooting is for?
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    Root does not give you access to the internal storage.
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    You sure about that? I've been able to copy files to and from /data just fine, and running df says I have a bit over 6GB free there, which would imply that it is the internal storage.
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