Re: File System conversion -- ideas

From: Leonard Milcin Jr. (
Date: Tue Jul 01 2003 - 11:19:57 EST

Stewart Smith wrote:
> This is exactly what has been said before in this thread
> - i.e. mount the new FS over the old one (union style)
> and new writes go to the new FS.
> I really thing LVM resizing automagick would be the way to go to.
> *much* cleaner and easier to implement.
> The real useful thing to do would be to write a utility that would
> convert non-LVM systems to LVM.

I said that too, some time ago. But don't know why it didn't reach LKML.
Perhaps my fault...

LVM resizing would be very good, because most of it is already coded.

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