Convert from ext3 to ext2

David Reyes dfbreyes at ispbonanza.com.ph
Tue Jul 8 22:56:45 PDT 2003


At 10:45 PM 7/8/03 -0500, you wrote:
>That is my problem.... Partition Magic doesn't like ext3 hence I still need
>ext2.
>
>Is there any way or I have to format the partition????
>
>""Alexander E. Patrakov"" <semzx at newmail.ru> escribio en el mensaje
>news:200307090752.36660.semzx at newmail.ru...
> > On Wednesday 09 July 2003 04:16, Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
> > > Considering that there's nothing really you must _do_ to use an ext3
> > > filesystem as an ext2 filesystem, I feel compelled to ask... why on
> > > earth do you want to do this?  Whatever reason you have, there's likely
> > > to be a better solution, since there's practically no downside at all to
> > > using ext3.
> >
> > For example,
> > Some Windows-based ext2 readers don't like ext3
> > PartitionMagic refuses to resize ext3
> >
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Just a suggestion:
Don't use those Windows-based partition programs....

Try the cfdisk that comes on an installer of Sorcerer Linux.....

...of course you'd have to download the ISO image of Sorcerer 
first....http://sorcerer.wox.org/

cfdisk works.... =) 

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