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Migrating from OCFS to OCFS2 on Oracle Linux Using fscat(8) (Doc ID 1264409.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 1.0.0-1 to 1.4.7 [Release RHEL3 to OCFS2]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium


This article describes how to migrate from OCFS to OCFS2 on Oracle Linux using the fscat(8) utility.


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In this Document
 From the OCFS system ...
 1. Shutdown all software using OCFS filesystems
 2. List OCFS files
 3. Capture file checksums
 4. Unmount OCFS filesystems
 5. Identify OCFS devices
 6. Perform filesystem check
 From the OCFS2 system ...
 1. Provision OCFS LUNs
 2. Install the fscat(8) package
 3. List OCFS files using fsls(8)
 4. Copy OCFS files to OCFS2 using fscp(8)
 5. List all copied files
 6. Capture copied file checksums
 7. Verify pre/post copied file checksums

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