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Old 10-05-2003, 09:11 AM   #1
perch
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convert ext2 to ext3


I am running Suse 8.2 and partition iis Ext2.Is there an easy way to convert to Ext3 without uninstalling and re-partitioning?
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:23 AM   #2
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I think there is a program in e2fsprogs that can do it. Make sure you backup your data first though.
 
Old 10-05-2003, 09:26 AM   #3
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Yep! You can use the command:

Code:
tune2fs -j /dev/hda1
Remember to update your /etc/fstab file with the new file system type.

If it's your boot partition you may have to do some more work. Visit these links for some help:

http://www.geocrawler.com/mail/msg.p...36063&list=292
https://listman.redhat.com/archives/.../msg00056.html
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-l...-Dec/2513.html
 
  


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