[ILUG] Question about transferring system
jason at jcorcoran.net
Tue Apr 13 22:46:47 IST 2004
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On Tuesday 13 April 2004 22:34, Murf wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Apr 2004, Michael Treacy wrote:
> > My server went pear-shaped about 2 weeks ago. I'm currently about to
> > install Linux on a new system, but I have a question:
> > How easy is it to transfer the old user accounts to the new system? Or
> > can I?
> You can, and it's quite easy, in my experience.
Could he not just add the users and groups change the uid and gids in the
/etc/passwd and /etc/groups to suit the old system and mount the old drives
/home as /home ??
Maybe over simplifing what has to be done but worked for me on a small test
email jason at jcorcoran.net
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