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Re: Converting Ext2 -> Ext3



Hi,

On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 08:27:44PM +0300, Nikolaos Kefalas wrote:
> I want only to  ask  ,  if it is necessary  to run tun2fs -J the kernel to have
> support for ext3 .
> I want to boot , from another  linux to convert my partions since the partition
> must not be
> mounted  but this does n't support ext3  :-(.

No, you don't need any kernel support to run tune2fs.  You obviously
need kernel support to mount the filesystem as ext3, but you can add
the journal and keep mounting it as ext2 without any extra kernel
support.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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