Converting Linux passwd to FreeBSD

Jonathan jonathan at
Tue Jun 10 02:42:08 PDT 2003

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?

Nice and easy. I've done this a few times recently on Linux boxes.

There's a nice FAQ entry at:



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