[kwlug-disc] ext4

William Park opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Fri May 7 11:48:21 EDT 2010


On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 10:40:35AM -0400, Oksana Goertzen wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> 
> What are the advantages of going to ext4?  Is this something I can do "in
> place"?  I was reading
> http://ext4.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Ext4_Howto#Converting_an_ext3_filesystem_to_ext4

You can't upgrade in-place, and there is no real need to upgrade from
ext3.  But, all my partitions are ext4.

> 
> I believe I'd have to modify /etc/fstab plus it says something about
> modifying grub.  Would I need to do that on an Ubuntu system running
> 10.04 (was upgraded)?  Anything else I'm missing?

What does /etc/fstab have to do with GRUB/LILO?

-- 
William




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