SUMMARY : converting / (ufs) to / (vxfs)

From: ritesh patel <>
Date: Mon Jun 11 2001 - 10:42:39 EDT
THanks to the following people who replied, the overall consensus was to 
encpsulate the root disk

Rob Hill
Neill, Mark MBS
Andrew J Caines
Don Harris
Bill Casey
David Meissner
Sean Berry
Christopher Ciborows
Mike Ekholm
Darren Dunham

Original posting:

On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 03:51:19PM -0400, ritesh patel wrote:
>I have a system curently with /,/usr,/opt,swap,/var,/home,/usr/local fs 
>UFS. I jsut installed VM 3.1 and am trying to convert all UFS fs to VXFS.  
>have tried converting / ufs system by dumping it and restoring / on a disk
>(vol0) under VM control and installing the boot blk.  after setting an 
>for the new disk, it wont boot (error: file loaded not executable) I 
>this is due to the bootblk being of ufs type (please confirm).  Now my
>questions is, Is it possible to convert / which is ufs to vxfs type fs.
>Also how about /usr and the rest???  Any help appreciated.

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