How to convert fat32 to ext4 filesystem


I have fat32 filesystem that needs to be converted to ext4 or xfs. Google says that fstransform should work, but I cannot find it on RL9.2.

Could you please advice on how to do this?


According to this: GitHub - cosmos72/fstransform: tool for in-place filesystem conversion (for example from jfs/xfs/reiser to ext2/ext3/ext4) without backup it doesn’t support FAT32. Copy your data to another drive, then format it for the filesystem you want, and then copy the files back.

Filesystem conversion tools are very risky - as also explained in that link for fstransform. Far better to copy files between filesystems.

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yes… you are probably right… I will copy the files…