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Re: Converting root fs to EXT3



Qing Liu wrote:
> 
> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > 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 when init starts, / is remounted regarding to fstab, right ?
> 

Redhat initscripts simply do a

	mount -o remount,rw /

which will turn the root fs read/write, regardless of
what sort of fs it is, and regardless of any boot-time
mount options.

I don't think a simple remount like this would need to care
about the fstab entry.





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