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Re: [vox-tech] Partition resizing
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Re: [vox-tech] Partition resizing

begin Ryan <ryan@mother.com> 
> On Thursday 16 May 2002 10:32 pm, Matt Roper wrote:
> > You might also want to look at GNU Parted
> > (http://www.gnu.org/software/parted/).  I've only used it once, but I
> > was quite impressed by it.  It also supports lots of different
> > filesystems, not just ext2/3 like resize2fs.
> While we're on the subject of partitions....
> My new '/' partition was mistakenly created as ext2 instead of ext3, what's 
> the easiest way to convert it?

it's no big deal at all.

simply boot up with a rescue disk and type:

tune2fs -j /dev/{h,s}drootpartition

then change /etc/fdisk and your root filesystem is now journalized.

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