Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2002:October:11 Friday <Thursday, Saturday>
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2002/10/11 [Computer/SW/OS/FreeBSD, Computer/SW/Unix] UID:26151 Activity:moderate
10/10   I just upgraded to a new version of FreeBSD and I messed up
        when using mergemaster. I now have none of the users from
        my old system (except root), but all of their directories
        still exist. I backed up my old /etc directory, so I have
        all those files...is there a way to get those users back
        without having to formally add users again? Thanks.
        \_ do you have your old /etc/passwd
        \_ I don't know if it would work, you could try to restore
           your old /etc/passwd file
                \_ same w/ /etc/pwd.db, /etc/spwd.db, and /etc/groups
                        \_ but if I just replace those files with the
                           backed up ones, I'll lose some info. my new
                           system (4.7-RC) has users like www and smmsp
                           that my old one (4.3) didn't have. -op
                           \_ so... merge the backup password file with
                              the new one and run pwd_mkdb manually...
                              --scotsman
2002/10/11 [Uncategorized] UID:26152 Activity:nil
10/10   How many people here do yoga or meditation? Where's a good place
        around Berkeley? ok thx
        \_ What's wrong with your living room?
2002/10/11 [Uncategorized] UID:26153 Activity:nil
10/11   For those of you who liked Firefly, this movie is right up your alley:
        http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/showbiz/articles/1562334
2002/10/11 [Computer/SW/OS/FreeBSD] UID:26154 Activity:nil
10/10   Has anybody gotten openoffice to consistently open word docs on
        FreeBSD?  Is there a trick I should know about?  I've never
        sucessfully opened one.
Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2002:October:11 Friday <Thursday, Saturday>