I installed Ubuntu 12.10, and I don't know why, I have an ext2 partition.
- How can I convert this
ext2file system to an
- Will I lose all my data?
The short version for the impatient:
If you cannot unmount because it's your system partition, then of course you will need to first boot from another system like a Live CD.
And no, you will not lose data. Unless something very weird happens, in which case you will have to reach to your backup. (You do have backups, of course. Right?)
As an alternative, you can enable some of the features of ext4 by running the following command, and rebooting: