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This tool can convert ext2 to Btrfs. For a greater detail of how the algorithm works please see Conversion_from_Ext3

Note: This program must be build seperately by "make convert" and might not work or even build.


btrfs-convert [-d] [-i] [-n] [-r] <device>

Description of parameters

  • "-d": disable data checksum
  • "-i": ignore xattrs and ACLs
  • "-n": disable packing of small files
  • "-r": roll back to ext2
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