converting ext3 to ffs
Ruben de Groot
mail25 at bzerk.org
Thu Sep 25 12:08:10 PDT 2003
On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 01:03:27AM +0530, Shantanoo Mahajan typed:
> +-- David Benfell [freebsd] [24-09-03 23:00 IST]:
> | On Wed, 24 Sep 2003 09:58:53 -0700, Mike Hogsett wrote:
> | >
> | > dump(8) and restore(8)* may do the trick. I would recommend dumping from
> | > an os where ext3 is native (e.g. linux) and then restore on a os where ffs
> | > is native (e.g. FreeBSD).
This won't work. dump and restore are filesystem specific. Use a more
generic tool like tar.
> | >
> | This should be considered mandatory. Linux support for ffs is broken
> | -- and apparently no one cares enough to fix it.
> | And if there's any support for ext2/3 on the BSDs, it's news to me.
> man mount_ext2fs
> also check out
> mount_ext2fs can mount ext3 FS. But if ext3 FS is
> not unmounted properly, you have to use fsck_ext2fs
> and then mount it.
> With Best Regards,
> Shantanoo Mahajan
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