Partition conversion?

Scot L. Harris webid at
Sun Jan 23 23:53:47 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-01-23 at 18:46, Gain Paolo Mureddu wrote:
> Sharon Kimble wrote:
> >Is it possible to convert a fat32 partition to ext3 without losing, or 
> >corrupting, any data on it please? If so, how?
> >
> >Hopefully thanks
> >Sharon.
> >  
> >
> Sorry, as far as I know, there's no safe way to do it. You'll most 
> likely lose all the data on the partition you want to convert.

You will need to backup your data and then restore it once you have
completed the conversion of the filesystem.  

Scot L. Harris
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