Cloning a system problem

Chris Foote foote at
Tue Oct 7 09:06:17 PDT 2003

>Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2003 18:56:55 -0500
>Subject: [X Newbies]
>From: Mark Gillingham <markgill at>
>Message-Id: <C36A5B6E-F858-11D7-9885-0030653D7320 at>
>I made a clone of system 1 and used CCC to make an image. I did not
>clone the Users directory. When I used the image to restore system2, I
>had no user that could log in not even root.
>Next I used CCC to copy over the Users directory, but then I did not
>even get to the log-in. The process stopped at "Application Services."
>So, do I have to learn niutil commands in order to create a user? Some
>other strategy?

Just reclone the system, this time including the users. The process 
makes necessary aliases which aren't there if you just do bits, I 
suspect. Although, now that I think of it, I think I have cloned just 

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