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Old 04-27-2006, 05:05 AM   #1
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ReiserFS to FAT


Can someone tell how to convert ResierFS to FAT or NTFS
without loss of data.
 
Old 04-27-2006, 05:20 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by atulsvasu
Can someone tell how to convert ResierFS to FAT or NTFS
without loss of data.
Yep.

Step 1. Copy everything you need from the Reiserfs partition onto a CD/DVD.
Step 2. Use Linux fdisk to change the partition type to FAT or NTFS.
Step 3. Boot Windows and format the partition.
Step 4. Insert the CD/DVD and copy the stuff back.

Notes:

1. You can use a secondary hard disk to act as the "data store" while you do this.
2. There is no other way of converting an existing partition without data loss.
 
  


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