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Old 12-04-2014, 12:07 PM   #1
jpa42
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Question How import KDE/Suse 'reiserf' files into a Ubuntu 14.04 'ext3' file system ?


1. A few years back I worked with a KDE,Suse operating system. I then kept my archives in the 'reiserf' format.
2. Today I work with the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS operating system. My archives are kept in the ext3 format.
3. I still have an old archive disk in the Suse OS/reiserf format with files I wish I could fish out and dump into my new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS/ext3 format. Can this be done ?
Don't knock, I am still a newbie. JP
 
Old 12-04-2014, 01:25 PM   #2
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My suggestion:
1) If you have room on disk, create a reiserfs partition which is large enough to hold the archives (unpacked and uncompressed).
2) Mount the partition and unpack the archives into the partition.
3) Copy the files to your ext3 partition.
4) Most Important! Verify the copied files in ext3 before deleting the reiserfs files/partiton. Failure to verify your files may cost your lost files/data.
 
Old 12-05-2014, 05:37 PM   #3
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Files are files. They don't twain with filesystems. (ne're the twain shall meet so to speak)

You need to tell us what media has the data. A hard drive?

For the most part you simply mount the media and copy over files. If tar file then just copy it.


I'd think ext4 would be a better choice for 14.
 
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