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Re: ext3 root partition with kernel-image packages

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 04:49:48PM +0200, Michael Meskes wrote:
> On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 11:54:10PM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> > If you first made (mkfs) the file system and mounted it as ext2, then it's 
> > default type will be ext2.  Then if you have ext2 and ext3 modules loaded 
> > then it will be mounted as ext2.
> I see. But AFAICT ext2 is compiled into the kernel and not as module, so
> I guess it will always be mounted as ext2, or did I get that wrong?
yes, you did. if ext3 module can be loaded from a initrd you can mount
your ext3 volume as root.

> Is it possible to convert ext2 completely to ext3?
yes, tune2fs -j /dev/your_hd

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