Converting ext3 to ext4 resulting in loss of data?

James Hogarth james.hogarth at
Tue Aug 10 14:02:09 UTC 2010

> Yes it was during the installation.
> I thought the installation would have been able to do the "conversion"
> from ext3 to ext4.
> I guess there should be a warning. I found several people with similar
> case like mine.
> I'm just hoping the photorec can find as many files as possible.
> --

Well rule number 2 is to stop using the partition to avoid overwrite of data....

Live CD and write whatever photorec might find to some other place...


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