EXT3

Chris Chabot chabotc at reviewboard.com
Tue Aug 28 10:29:00 CDT 2001


Redhat 7.1 doesnt officialy support ext3 yet.. 7.2 (currently in beta 2
stage) does.

For any detailed questions, my advice would be to go to the redhat ext3
mailing lists and/or check the bugzilla.redhat.com database for 'ext3'
bugs ;-)

    -- Chris

Zeki Mokhtarzada wrote:

> I am tempted to convert my filesystem to ext3 using:
>
> tune2fs -j /dev/sdXX
>
> Are their any pitfalls I need to watch out for?  Other than losing a
> little disk space, are their any drawbacks?  Are their any risks?  Is
> there any way tune2fs will mess up my partition?  Do I have to remount
> once I'm done?  I am running Redhat 7.1 (2.4.2-2smp), is there
> anything I can do to make sure that I have all the tools that I
> need?  Thanks.
>
> -Zeki
>
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