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Re: Converting root fs to EXT3



Hi,

On Sat, Oct 20, 2001 at 01:35:29PM -0400, Jason A. Lixfeld wrote:
 
> I can't find decent docs on the subject anywhere, so can someone give me
> the low down or how-to on converting the root filesystem from EXT2 to
> EXT3?
> 
> I've got a 135GB Hardware Raid 5, so I'd like to get that converted
> over.
> 
> Is it as simple as tune2fs -j /dev/sda1 ; vi /etc/fstab ; reboot?!

Yes, as long as you've built a kernel with ext3 built-in.  If ext3 is
a module, then you also need to build an initrd with the ext3 module
on it.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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