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Re: ext2 -> reiserfs

* Eduard Bloch (edi@gmx.de) [010729 10:35]:

> > does anyone know an easy way of converting a ext2 partition to
> > resierfs and is it worth it ?

> Are you looking for an fast journaling file system? Try ext3 - the
> only thing you have to change is

> - patch the kernel:
> http://www.uow.edu.au/~andrewm/linux/ext3/ext3-usage.html (2.4.x) or
> ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/sct/ext3/ (2.2.x)
> - change ext2 to ext3 in /etc/fstab
> - create the journal file (with newer tune2fs, e2progs from woody
> should be sufficient)

Anyone with opinions on ext3 vs reiserfs, IBM's journaling fs, or others
?? This one sounds the "easiest"... Also, how soon might this be
implemented in Linus' kernel instead of requiring a patch ?? 

I'll check Alan Cox's AC to see if he includes it already.


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