SDCARDFS Posts on XDA

I/O Bug on OxygenOS 4 is Causing Deleted Files to Still Take up Space

You've just finished flashing a ROM update from our forums and want to clean up the installation files to save storage space. You open up MiXplorer by XDA Recognized Developer HootanParsa and navigate to where you saved the ROM files. You then delete the files to reclaim some storage space - or so you thought. Apparently, there's...

Nexus and Pixel Devices Migrate to SDCardFS in Android O

With every new release of Android comes many exciting features. Android O will bring notification channels, Autofill Framework for password managers, Picture-in-Picture mode for phones, adaptive icons, and more. The features that I've listed are only a few of the changes introduced in Android O, but there are many features that Google chooses not to publicize,...

Diving into SDCardFS: How Google’s FUSE Replacement Will Reduce I/O Overhead

Several months ago, Google added something called “SDCardFS” to the official AOSP branches for the Linux kernel. At the time, the move was noticed only by some kernel developers, but otherwise flew under the radar of most users. No surprise there considering the fact that most users, including myself, do not really know what goes...