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Re: Converting / to ext3.



Hi,

On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 08:27:48PM -0500, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> 
> My guinea pig laptop has only a / partition, and a small /boot
> partition.  I installed the ext3 kernel succesfully (I think).  Now, how
> do I get / converted to ext3?  I'm thinking:
> 
> * Use mkbootdisk on a floppy, to create a boot disk with the ext3 kernel.
> * Boot off the floppy.
> * Follow the instructions to convert / to ext3.
> * Change the filesystem type in /etc/fstab to ext3.
> * Reboot.
> 
> Will this work?

I hope so --- let me know if it does, and I'll add it to the release
notes!  There will be a new e2fsprogs in the future which will do this
transparently (probably through a "tune2fs" option).

Cheers,
 Stephen





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