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Old 26th May 2011, 11:44 AM
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existing EXT4 to BTRFS

I've installed F15 from early beta and i have an EXT4 fs.
I would like to move on BTRFS, is there a way to move up from EXT4 to BTRFS without loosing files? And also, is there a way to enable BTRFS compression also on the old files?
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Old 26th May 2011, 11:53 PM
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Re: existing EXT4 to BTRFS

https://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org/index....sion_from_Ext3
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Old 27th May 2011, 12:08 AM
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Re: existing EXT4 to BTRFS

the only way to convert to BTRFS and thats to reinstall from scratch i do believe, however i wouldnt recommend you use BTRFS on a production machine untill its fully stable
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Old 27th May 2011, 12:12 AM
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Re: existing EXT4 to BTRFS

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Originally Posted by detox;1475938[B
]the only way to convert to BTRFS and thats to reinstall from scratch i do believe[/B], however i wouldnt recommend you use BTRFS on a production machine untill its fully stable

Wrong, try reading the previous post, I have used btrfs-convert and it works ok.
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Old 27th May 2011, 12:43 AM
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Re: existing EXT4 to BTRFS

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Originally Posted by leigh123linux View Post
Wrong, try reading the previous post, I have used btrfs-convert and it works ok.
ohh ok................

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i still stick by what i said about not using it on a production machine untill its stable

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P.S you may wanna fix that quote up Leigh,
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