convert ext3 to ext4

galt galt at
Thu Apr 23 04:47:44 UTC 2009

Did you convert the partition, or did you re-format it?

Yesterday, I formated a partition clean with ext4, and 
started two simultaneous transfers to it to test its stability.

Jaunty crashed!

My 2 cents is that ext4 is still not as stable as ext3.

allen meyers wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 16:37 -0500, Sheng Zhang wrote:
>> Is there any safe and tested procedure out there to convert ext3
>> filesystem to ext4? I've upgraded to jaunty, ext3 for my \ and \home
>> partition.
>> There are some posts on this, but some people converted successfully
>> while some others failed...really confused...
>> Thanks
> I used the latest gparted to make change
> and have encountered no difficulty.

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