5.3. Reverting to an Ext2 File System
Procedure 5.2. Revert from ext3 to ext2
- Unmount the partition by logging in as root and typing:
# umount /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol02
- Change the file system type to ext2 by typing the following command:
# tune2fs -O ^has_journal /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol02
- Check the partition for errors by typing the following command:
# e2fsck -y /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol02
- Then mount the partition again as ext2 file system by typing:
# mount -t ext2 /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol02 /mount/pointIn the above command, replace /mount/point with the mount point of the partition.
.journalfile exists at the root level of the partition, delete it.
/etc/fstabfile, otherwise it will revert back after booting.