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Re: not sure how to setup ext3 on a slackware 7.1 system



Hi,

On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 01:54:46PM +0200, Heusden, Folkert van wrote:
> First of all: thanks for your reply.
> 
> > These days, just make sure you have a recent e2fsprogs and run
> > "tune2fs -j /dev/hda2" to create the journal on your root filesystem.
> 
> That won't wipe that filesystem?

No.  tune2fs only changes the settings on an existing filesystem.
"mke2fs -j" would wipe out the filesystem, but tune2fs is safe even if
the filesystem is already mounted.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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