Change file system in SUSE Linux 10.2

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HOW DOES IT POSSIBLE TO CHANGE ROOT (/) PARTITION'S FILE SYSTEM AFTER INSTALL SUSE LINUX 10.2 DESKTOP. I DECLARE ROOT FILE SYSTEM AS EXT3 DURING INSTALLATION, BUT NOW I WANT TO CHANGE THIS FILE SYSTEM TO XFS WITHOUT REINSTALLING AGAIN AND WITHOUT DISTURBING OTHER PARTITIONS. IS IT POSSIBLE ?

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SUSE LINUX 10.2

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You will need to:
boot from a live cd.
Back up the partition with dd.
Reformat the partition.
Restore the data.

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