that's nonsense. ext3 is completely 100% backward compatible. you can mount it and use it as ext2 from any OS that supports ext2.
On Fri, 7 Mar 2003, Subhasish Ghosh wrote: > Hi, what Gary mentions (below) is absolutely > okay....Linux Second Extended fs(ext2fs) is NOT equal > to Linux Third Extended fs(ext3fs).. though > theoritically, ext3fs = ext2fs + JFS(Journalling > Filesystem architecture features)...Okay??? > I use FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE + RedHat Linux > 7.3(valhalla) as well as OpenBSD 3.2-RELEASE > configured on the same hard disk of my humble > computer.... and I have deliberately installed RedHat > Linux with an ext2fs and NOT ext3fs..cause I know > FreeBSD operating system supports ext2fs functionality > and NOT ext3fs..Okay??? > So..what you should have done was to install Linux > as ext2fs and not ext3fs... :( Nothing can be done.. > Sorry!!! anyway..this should act as a good lesson for > you... if you wanna migrate...totally from Linux to > FreeBSD as you have written you want to...make sure > you know the basics correctly and properly.... I use > Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD on the same computer.... > Take care.. > Ghosh > > --- Gary Jennejohn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > EXT2 != EXT3. Most likely EXT3 isn't supported under > > FreeBSD. > > Sorry. > > > > The only thing I can suggest is attaching the disk > > to a Linux system and copying the data to tape or > > CD. Or reinstall Linux with an EXT2 > > partition and copy the data there. > > > > --- > > Gary Jennejohn / [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of > > the message > > > __________________________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > Yahoo! Tax Center - forms, calculators, tips, more > http://taxes.yahoo.com/ > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message