Convert ext2 to ext3

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If you have installed Arch to an ext2 filesystem, it is a good idea to enable the journal and turn it into an ext3 filesystem. Journalling provides a range of benefits.

All you need is the command:

tune2fs -j DRIVE 

Where DRIVE is /dev/discs/disc0/part1 or /dev/hda1 for example.

Note that once you have done that you then need to edit


accordingly and change




for the partition's filesystem.