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Date:	Thu, 3 Sep 2015 15:12:00 -0600
From:	Andreas Dilger <>
To:	"Darrick J. Wong" <>
Cc:	linux-ext4 <>
Subject: Re: Documenting the ext3 -> ext4 transition

On Sep 3, 2015, at 1:16 PM, Darrick J. Wong <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Now that ext3.ko is going away, Ted and I talked about having a wiki
> page to talk about the transition (to using ext4.ko for ext3 FS) and
> potential upgrade paths.  There already was a section in the HOWTO,
> but I promoted it to its own page and a link from the front page:
> Please take a look and suggest/make changes:

I thought is that ext3 had dir_index enabled by default, so it isn't
totally correct that this feature needs to be enabled when upgrading
from ext3 to ext4.

Cheers, Andreas

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