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Old 12-11-2009, 04:52 AM   #1
aaniketshinde
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Unhappy Please help:/home/username problem.


hii,i was working on linux server and suddenly while checking one user's data i tried to login and i got a message like following:

"You home directory is listed as /home/xxx but it does not appear to exist. Do you want log in with the /(root) directory as your home directory ? It is unlikely anything will work unless you use a failsafe session"

please help me with that..i tried to get a solution but dint find nything clear and strong output...please help.
 
Old 12-11-2009, 05:40 AM   #2
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The users home could have been removed, restore from backup.
 
Old 12-11-2009, 10:26 AM   #3
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Or the /etc/passwd file could have been erroneously modified. Does the directory actually exist?
 
Old 12-11-2009, 11:34 AM   #4
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Or the /etc/passwd file could have been erroneously modified. Does the directory actually exist?
Or your hard drive can be failing, and that's just the first sign.

Also, please don't double-post the same question twice in two different forums...
 
  


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