Re: reiserfs to ext3
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- Subject: Re: reiserfs to ext3
- From: Roby <ElectricalSciences@Adelphia.net>
- Date: Tue, 01 May 2007 08:14:27 -0400
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Paul Johnson wrote:
> Andrei Popescu wrote in Article <20070430170652.GB25233@think.homenet>
> posted to gmane.linux.debian.user:
>> On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 04:28:36AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>> > You'll lose the permission bits and owner/group, etc. (Maybe even
>>> > filename case, but I'm not sure). Use tar if all you have is fat32.
>>> If it's VFAT, it'll retain case, though you can't have two files with
>>> the same name seperated only by different cases in VFAT.
>> Not true. See mount(8), the option 'posix' for vfat.
> What happens when a Windows system encounters that filesystem, though?
> Doesn't scandisk sack it?
The posix option for vfat is no longer supported: all you get is
'FAT: "posix" option is obsolete, not supported now' in dmesg.
This is a good thing!