[TriLUG] creating ext3 partitions on the command line
Fri, 22 Feb 2002 06:24:19 -0500 (EST)
On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Paul D. Boyle wrote:
> So, what happens if you have an existing (legacy) ext2 file system
> and you want to move the disk to a box which has a more current Linux
> distribution supporting ext3? Can one turn that legacy partition into
> an ext3 partition without wiping it and reformatting and restoring
> from back-up? If so, how do you do that?
It's worth mentioning that the installer for Red Hat Linux 7.2 will
perform the ext2 -> ext3 upgrade automatically if you agree to it. I did
this on two systems and it worked perfectly. Are the other major
distributions supporting ext3 "out of the box" yet?