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Re: migration from FreeBSD 4.4 to Debian 2.2r4


If I don't want to use MD5 in my linux box, is it possible to migrate
the account/password?

> On Sun, 2 Dec 2001, Patrick Hsieh wrote:
> > Hello list,
> >
> > My company has a plan to migrate a FreeBSD 4.4 to Debian 2.2r4.
> > A couple of minutes of downtime is acceptable, but my core problem is:
> >
> > How can I transfer the account/password from FreeBSD to Debian?
> > I may be wrong, but I remember FreeBSD uses MD5 passwd encryption while
> > Debian default does not. In this case, how can I migrate the
> > account/password from FreeBSD to Linux? Is there any thing I should keep
> > in mind?
> During Debian installation you are given the choice to use MD5 passwords
> or not.
> Brian
> fade@etc.etc.etc.
> "You can't depend on your judgement when your imagination
> is out of focus."			-- Mark Twain

Patrick Hsieh <pahud@pahud.net>

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