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Re: Ext4 FAQ



On 04/28/2009 09:50 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-04-28 at 21:26 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> I have put up a FAQ at
>>
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ext4_in_Fedora_11
>>
>> I will be expanding this over time. If you have other unanswered
>> questions, do let me know.
> 
> OK, here's one. The FAQ says "You can use the Anaconda boot option,
> "ext4migrate" to automatically migrate from Ext3 to the new Ext4
> filesytem when upgrading from a previous release of Fedora".
> 
> What does this mean in practice? Is the end result equivalent to backing
> up my ext3 partition and restoring under ext4, or does it simply mount
> the ext3 partition as ext4?

Mounts Ext3 partitions as Ext4 with new files written in Ext4 format.

Rahul


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