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Re: Ext4 FAQ



On Tue, 2009-04-28 at 23:49 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> 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.

Thanks Rahul. Perhaps you could add this to the FAQ text.

poc


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