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Re: Converting root fs to EXT3



"Jason A. Lixfeld" wrote:
> 
> That's another question I wanted to ask:
> 
> I can't find decent docs on the subject anywhere, so can someone give me
> the low down or how-to on converting the root filesystem from EXT2 to
> EXT3?
> 
> I've got a 135GB Hardware Raid 5, so I'd like to get that converted
> over.
> 
> Is it as simple as tune2fs -j /dev/sda1 ; vi /etc/fstab ; reboot?!
> 

That's it.  In fact I guess you don't need to edit fstab, because
determining the root fstype and mounting it is all kernel-internal - the
/etc files aren't available yet!

But describing the filesystem correctly in fstab seems like a good idea.





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