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- Dec 2006
Converting ext3 to ext2 on root partition.
Could somebody tell me (or provide a good link) what exactly is involved and what steps are to be taken in converting a root (with OS install) partition from ext3 to ext2. I know you have to remove the journal, and that the partion must be unmounted for the opertation to take place (for which reason I have a knoppix DVD,) I also know that some system files need to be adjusted in the OS but am not sure which ones.
Just to clarify: it is a laptop with a single partition beside the swap. The partition is an ext3 with Ubuntu Linux installed. It is this partition that I need to shrink. Thankyou.