Re: convert ext2 to ext3
On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 08:55:55 -0600
"Michael Sims" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Jacob S wrote:
> > Peter Teunissen <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Since noflushd performs poorly with ext3, I want to convert my
> >> filesystem from ext3 to ext2. Googling around gave me only a vague
> >> impression on what to do. Can someone explain how to go about this
> >or> point me to a good how-to, manual, etc.?
> > It's pretty simple, really. Edit /etc/fstab with your favorite text
> > editor and change any instances of ext3 with ext2. Now remount the
> > devices and you're done. (If one of the ext3 devices to be mounted
> > as ext2 is /, you will probably find it easiest to remount via
> > reboot.)
> Don't you also have to create the journal?
> tune2fs -j /dev/name
No. Creating a journal is what you do to convert ext2 to ext3. In this
case he already has the journal and wants backwards compatability.
HTH & HAND,