Changing from ext3 to ext4

Adam Pribyl pribyl at
Wed Nov 4 10:39:06 UTC 2009

On Tue, 3 Nov 2009, Kevin Fenzi wrote:

> On Wed, 04 Nov 2009 01:13:03 +0200
> shmuel siegel <fedora at> wrote:
>> Way back when ext4 became official, we were told that we could change
>> to ext4 by mounting our ext3 partitions as ext4. Gparted is still
>> reporting my partition as ext3. Can this be safely changed without
>> losing data.

Does anybody know how it is with online defragmentation feature. Is it 
already in mainline and supported or not?

> kevin

Adam Pribyl

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