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Ext3 -v- Ext4 and Home....

Postby tenfoot on Thu May 28, 2009 3:15 am

If I opt for using Ext4 when installing Gloria, will this affect my present Home partition, which was created when I installed Cassandra, using Ext3? In other words, am I safe in using Ext4 for the installation of Gloria?

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Re: Ext3 -v- Ext4 and Home....

Postby emorrp1 on Thu May 28, 2009 4:21 am

Yes, it's perfectly fine to use ext4 for / and ext3 for /home partitions, no problems I can see, though you can upgrade an ext3 partition to ext4 in place, see http://ext4.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/E ... em_to_ext4
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