[CentOS] What's the best way to convert a whole set of file systems?

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Wed Mar 14 22:04:41 UTC 2007

Jim Perrin wrote:
> On 3/14/07, Mark Hull-Richter <mhull-richter at datallegro.com> wrote:
>> 1)       Is there a good way to do whole fs conversions, specifically 
>> from
>> NTFS to reiserfs or ext3?
> Not while maintaining data.
>> 2)       Do I even need to do this (i.e., do any of the CentOS/Linux 
>> kernels
>> support read AND write to NTFS)?
> No, and NTFS writes are not something I'd consider a good idea.

Latest NTFS for Linux claims to be completely safe, it uses Microsoft 
drivers. Presumably it gets it from your copy of Windows, but I've not 
needed to find out.

needs fuser - filesystem in user space.



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