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Re: converting /usr partition



In article <E14iIGK-0002Hr-00 rioja localnet> you wrote:
> 
> vieri sacchi linuxexperts it said:
>>  I just started testing ext3 and perhaps I missed some docs explaining
>> how to convert system partition other than /, like /usr for example .
>> As I have 2 Linux versions on my test machine, I managed to convert /
>> usr by entering the
>>     mount -o journal=NNN
> 
>> command from the second OS, but I don't like it. Any suggestions or
>> docs to look at? 
> 
> Yeah - thats just *so* last year :-)
> 
> Get the latest e2fsprogs - such as sct's 1.20-WIP 20010216, and do
> 	/sbin/tune2fs -j /dev/hdaN
> 
> where /dev/hdaN is the device for the fs you are trashing.
> 
> [Actually sct's e2fsprogs release might complain about that command 
> line - think it needs a one line fix or for the journal size to be 
> specified with -J - here's Andreas' quote on it:- ]
> adilger turbolinux com said:
>> Yes, I think I made a patch for that one.  All that is missing is an
>> "open_flag = EXT2_FLAG_RW;" for the -j option (line 450).  I'm hoping

I uploaded a patched version of sct's e2fstools rpms on
http://people.spoiled.org/jha/ .
There are RPMs for RedHat 6.2 and 7.0.

Juri





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