[Ilugc] remove windows

Shakthi Kannan cyborg4k at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 11 23:42:20 IST 2005


Hi Binand,

--- Binand wrote:
>       -j     Create the filesystem with an ext3
journal.
>
> which is exactly what mkfs -t ext3 would do. That
is, ext3 = 
> ext3. 
> So can you please explain how the two commands
differ?

Functionality wise they are the same. But, mkfs is a
wrap-around to other mkfs(.) calls. See the BUGS
section in man mkfs for its limitations. 

Its better to use tune2fs to convert ext2 to ext3
filesystems.

http://www.troubleshooters.com/linux/ext2toext3.htm

Cheers,

SK

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