[Pardus-users] Pardus with ext2 an possible way to achieve this?
onur at pardus.org.tr
Tue Jan 20 02:14:14 EET 2009
On Mon, 19 Jan 2009 23:57:01 +0000
Michael Austin <tuxedup at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> If I were to perform this task am I correct in assuming that this
> would not effect Pardus in anyway. Pardus would continue running
> along happily?
I did not try to change the root system this way but I changed a few
big partitions, all went quick and smooth. I don't think there will be
> Do you have any estimations as to how long this operation would take
> on a fresh install of Pardus on an 8GB drive?
Depends on the speed of the hdd. tune2fs part is very fast, time
consuming part is the fsck part. Depending on the speed of the disk
overall operation will probably take 10 mins or so.
> The fstab modifications would simply be replacing the reference to
> ext3, to ext2?
yeap, just prepare a livecd, change fstab, reboot and boot into livecd,
do tune2fs stuff and fsck, reboot
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