Re: reiserfs on all my SRM-alpha drives: how I did it
Just today, I converted the partition that I use to hold a partial Debian
mirror to reiserfs. I already had a reiserfs partition on my i386 (which
also held a partial mirror) and have had nothing but good experiences with
it, so I figured "why not?".
On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, James D. Freels wrote:
> Because I have been happy with reiserfs on my Intel Linux machines,
> I have just converted all my ext2 filesystems to reiserfs filesystems on
> my first Alpha machine (after testing a single filesystem for a few days).
> All appears well. My system is SRM based, and since aboot doesn't
> recognize reiserfs yet, I had to pull a few configuration tricks to get
> things like I want. All partitions except the boot partition (sda1) were
> easily converted by copying contents to another drive, issuing a
> mkreiserfs on the empty partition, and copying the saved contents
> back to the new partition. The boot partition required some more work.