On 11 Jan Bill Moran wrote: > FreeBSD _does_ understand ext2. See the mount_ext2fs command for > details. Unfortunately, ext3 isn't supported yet AFAIK.
So, if I switch this drive to another (fbsd) box I could copy form one (ext2) drive to another UFS drive preserving all persmission? Or would it be better to tar the drive onto the new one; reformat the old drive as UFS and untar back? > Any reason why you can't copy the contents of this partition to > another computer (via network) and then reformat it UFS while > installing FreeBSD and copy everything back? Network too slow (for a transfer of approx 35G), plus _space_ :) -- dick -- http://www.nagual.st/ -- PGP/GnuPG key: F86289CE ++ Running FreeBSD 4.7 ++ Debian GNU/Linux (Woody) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message