Re: File System conversion -- ideas

From: Frank Gevaerts (
Date: Tue Jul 01 2003 - 11:13:51 EST

On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 12:04:37PM -0400, Matt Reuther wrote:
> It seems like the loopback device would be useful for this. You can move
> all of you stuff into a mounted loopback device with the new fs. Is there
> not some utility to take a filesystem image from inside an fs, and
> overwrite that fs with it. It would be lots of sector-to-sector shuffling,
> but it would be cleaner than trying to convert. as someone (I don't remember who)
said earlier.


> Matt
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