[rfc] use ext3 instead of ext2

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jul 16 02:16:29 PDT 2004


On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 21:34:56 -0400
Michael W Daniels <daniels at ling.osu.edu> wrote:

> At 05:30 PM 7/15/2004, you wrote:
> >Converting to an ext3 fs is as simple as passing '-j' to `mke2fs`. 
> >'-J' might be more useful, if anyone knows that the default
> >journalling parameters are not suitable for our base install.
> 
> For what it's worth, you'd actually use `tune2fs -j' to convert an
> existing filesystem from ext2 to ext3. Running `mke2fs -j' helpfully
> creates a new ext3 filesystem in place of what was there.

Which is exactly what we're doing in
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/testing/chapter02/creatingfilesystem.html,
no?

Matt.



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