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Re: is there a way to convert ntfs to ext or reiser ?

> >On 06.12.06 10:11, Jabka Atu wrote:
> >> Hello , id like to convert my 120 Gb ntfs parttion to ext3 or to
> >> reiserfs (the files are about  1gb each ) .

> On 12/7/06, Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar@fantomas.sk> wrote:
> >ntfs drivers in linux can read from NTFS partitions. however I don't know
> >about any program that can "convert" the filesystem while preserving the
> >data (maybe programs like partitionmagic able to do that). I think, even
> >such program would advise you backing up the data first.
> >
> >So, you can simply copy/backup the data out, format the FS as
> >ext3/reisersfs and restore them back. However, access rights/restrictions
> >will probably not be preserved. Also, check if the backup is OK, to avoid
> >loosing data.

On 09.12.06 22:31, Jabka Atu wrote:
> The issue is that im unable to backup i don't have 100 free space ...

how do you mean this?
'back up' means store all data on given filesystem to different device.

If you have 100% free space, there's nothing to backup

> any way i tries resize and buckup (didn't work).

you should backup BEFORE resizing. If you start resizing, you can loose your
data on the disk (in some cases, even data on other partitions may be lost).

> ill guess ill upload or start burning.

do that.
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