>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Mickeler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: Steve> Thats because linux is using MD5 and solaris is only using crypt. Also, note that even using crypt under Linux, the hashes could be different. The first two characters are a salt, which is added to the password when it gets hashed. This is done to make dictionary attacks a bit harder (i.e. you can't just generate a list of words + their hashes). -- Hubert Chan <email@example.com> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/ PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
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