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Re: [SLUG] don't try this at /home

On Wed 28 May, Stewart bloviated thus:
> sometimes my impatience gets the better of me. I wanted to convert the 
> /home partition to ext3, so i unmounted it and ran mkfs.ext3. fine. 

mkfs is for creating NEW partitions.  You want to just add a journal
to an existing partition.

man tune2fs

(-j option is what you're after)

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