Migrating from Linux (keeping partitions at install time)
Ruben de Groot
mail25 at bzerk.org
Sun Nov 8 10:48:44 UTC 2009
On Sat, Nov 07, 2009 at 10:18:21PM -0800, Carl Johnson typed:
> Frank Shute <frank at shute.org.uk> writes:
> > On Sat, Nov 07, 2009 at 05:35:58PM -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> > [snip]
> >> Not so sure I did anything for your most important question - if ext2 s ext3
> >> is a problem, but I hope the rest is helpful.
> > No, it's not a problem Jerry. ext3 is basically ext2 + journal, so you
> > can mount it at as ext2 from within FreeBSD (or Linux).
> > The journal sorts itself out when you boot Linux and it mounts the
> > filesystem as ext3.
> I haven't been able to mount some ext3 filesystems. When I
> experimented, it appears that most new ext3 filesystems default to 256
> byte inodes. When I created a filesystem with 128 byte inodes then
> FreeBSD could mount it just fine. I didn't try ext2, but I think the
> inode is independent of ext2 or ext3. This is for FreeBSD
> 7.1-RELEASE, so maybe things have changed for 7.2 or 8.0.
This has been patched:
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