[CentOS] Re: convert from fedora with reiserfs to centos-4.3

Robin Mordasiewicz robin at mordasiewicz.com
Thu Mar 30 21:21:32 UTC 2006

On Thu, 30 Mar 2006, Scott Silva wrote:

> Robin Mordasiewicz spake the following on 3/30/2006 12:48 PM:
>> I upgraded a box running fedora core 2 to Centos-4.3
>> The fedora core box has a reiserfs file system, which I am assuming is
>> not supported in the CentOS kernel. I tried the unsupported kernel but I
>> still get a kernel panic.
>> Can I either convert to ext3, or possibly install something that will
>> make my reiserfs filesystem work ?
> You can not convert, you must backup - create - restore.. Or at least make new
> mount point in ext2 and cp or rsync over.
> The kernel unsupported does have reiserfs support, but you would need to make
> sure it is in your initrd.

ok I will just backup and restore.

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