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Tue Apr 28 22:37:58 EDT 2009
^On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 09:08:29PM +0000, Jeff Stoner wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Apr 2009, Kevin Starkey wrote:
> > Does anyone know if there's any way to get a Linux install from an EXT3
> > fs to an EXT2 fs?
> Google has lots of answers.
> > I'm guessing the answer is 'no', but I'm hoping someone'll say it's
> > possible.
> The general process is:
> - unmount the file system
> - remove journaling from the file system
I wondered how to do this step, In case others were also wondering:
tune2fs -O ^has_journal <device>
> - run a e2fsck on the file system
> - mount the file system
> - change the file system type field in /etc/fstab
I'd probably reverse these last two steps; particularly
if you are used to mounting with one argument (ex. mount /opt).
> Since you're wanting to revert an entire system, you'll have to boot off a
> CD (a live CD or a rescue CD should do) to remove journaling from the root
> file system.
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