Converting Linux passwd to FreeBSD

Henrik Hudson lists at
Mon Jun 9 18:17:49 PDT 2003

Depending on the hash algorithm used you might not have to do anything except 
change some UIDs. Is 5.1 still using MD5 as default? and is your Linux using 
MD5 as default in the shadow file?


On Monday 09 June 2003 19:37, Scott St. John wrote:
> After spending a year converting my ISP to Linux I have had enough and am
> ready to come back home to FreeBSD.  The ips driver in 5.1 also helps
> since I am running IBM Netfinity's.
> Is anyone familiar with a tool to convert my Linux passwd files to FreeBSD
> so I don't have to manually recreate the accounts?
> Thank you,
> -Scott
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