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Re: Convert base ext2 partition to xfs

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Subject: Re: Convert base ext2 partition to xfs
From: Georg Kovalcik <gk@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2001 19:45:12 +0100
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Organization: think.at GmbH
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Luc Lalonde wrote:
> 
> Hello Folks,
> 
> The section on how to convert the root partition from ext2 to xfs is
> missing from the FAQ...so here we go:-)
> 
> I've converted all my partitions to xfs except the root partition.  I've
> done the others by moving stuff around with a spare partition that I
> have.  I'd like to do the same with the root partition however, I'm not
> able to copy the contents of /proc.  If I just create that directory
> will the proc filesystem recreate itself automatically?
> 
> Cheers, Luc.
> P.S. Keep up the good work.

Yes, the proc-filesystem is created at boot-time, all you will have to
do ist to create a mountpoint (the directory /proc) for it.

Cheers,

Georg

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