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Re: Converting ext3 to ext2



On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 10:11:10AM +0000, Geoff wrote:
> I know that I am faint-hearted (at least where my data is
> concerned), but it would be nice if man tune2fs were just a tiny
> bit more explicit about that.
> 
> -O [^]feature[,...]
>               Set  or  clear  the  indicated  filesystem features
>               (options)  in  the  filesystem.   More   than   one
>               filesystem  feature  can be cleared or set by sepa-
>               rating features with commas .... <-- so far so good
> 
> 	.....has_journal
>                           Create an ext3 journal (as if using the
>                           -j option). <---- implies to the
> faint-hearted that it will create but not remove the journal.

Thanks for pointing that out.  I assumed that people would understand
that the caret ('^') was a negation symbol, but it would be much, much
better if it were explicitly spelled out.  This change will be in the
next release of e2fsprogs (1.30).

						- Ted





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