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.
> > 
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