newbie question - users deleted after playing with sysinstall

David Garcia Watkins dgw at
Tue Jun 8 10:34:00 GMT 2004

> user I created was gone. my question is: could something I've done in
> sysinstall delete the user and root password?

Did you install the 'bin' distribution? I think it overwrites /etc/passwd but 
I believe there is backup left at /var/backups


David Garcia Watkins
dgw at

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