Quoting Niall O Broin (niall at linux.ie):
> I don't have any experience of xfs, but I don't need any to answer the
> question - xfs and ext3 are different ways of laying out data on disk, and you
> can't convert from one to the other on the same partition without doing what
> you already mentioned. You don't need to delete partitions as such, but you do
> need to make filesystems on them anew. It's a data destructive process.
Checklists can help you avoid losses, though:
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