[Android M Feature Spotlight] New Android Recovery Allows Are Applying Updates From Sdcard, View Recovery Logs, And Mount /System

[Android M Feature Spotlight] New Android Recovery Allows Are Applying Updates From Sdcard, View Recovery Logs, And Mount /System

[Android M Feature Spotlight] New Android Recovery Allows Are Applying Updates From Sdcard, View Recovery Logs, And Mount /System

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[Android M Feature Spotlight] New Android Recovery Allows Are Applying Updates From Sdcard, View Recovery Logs, And Mount /System
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Most likely if you are within the recovery interface of the phone, it is because you broke something, have to pressure an update, and you are just twiddling with things. The stock recovery does not have a lot of options, and that’s why options like ClockworkMod and TWRP exist. Still, the stock recovery in Android M is a touch more capable than ever before.

There seem to be three new options within the recovery menu: apply update from Sdcard, mount /system, and examine recovery logs. Using an update from SD could be an alternative choice to using ADB sideloading (that is still offered). The Nexus 5 fails to obtain the Sdcard path, as you may expect. This can be intended mainly for Android One products. It isn’t obvious if the option will affect internal storage (the virtual /sdcard directory), but this can be a preview so there is no telling when the error message is even accurate.

Recovery also enables to mount the machine partition for whatever reason. I can not consider a very good reason with this, but I am sure it’s something related to debugging. Finally, there is a new choice to view recovery logs. It’ll list the final couple of log files (eg. last_log.1) within this interface so that you can choose from them. When open, the amount toggle scrolls up and lower.

The written text at the very top can also be yellow now, also it seems to become red on all of the current recovery connects. This will be incorporated within the final M rollout for Nexus products, until then it’s preview only.

Update 1: 2015/06/01 3:08pm PDT

Recovery logs

It looks like the recovery logs are available in stock 5.1 too, but the text is yellow instead of white.

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  1. 
jaduncan
    27 August 2016, 02:45 jaduncan

    My friend’s brother’s shell script spams everywhere, but he still lives a life of slight depression because he knows that he is a parasitical dick.

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  2. 
Steve Freeman
    30 August 2016, 02:45 Steve Freeman

    And those people are no less sad, when you can literally get significantly newer phones from Amazon (or even directly from the carrier) for as low as $.01. Asking develope1 to support obsolete devices is just ridiculous.

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