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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.

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.


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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