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Old 01-21-2003, 02:39 AM   #1
mrsolo
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Add user problems


I am trying to add a user to my other machine. Everytime I enter userdrake (I use Mandrake) in the console, there's an error that says " **WARNING **: userdrake: the file group is busy (/etc/gtmp present) "

What do I need to do in order to add a user to the system? Thanks!
 
Old 01-21-2003, 02:43 AM   #2
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is there another user/console using userdrake or that has the /etc/groups file open r/w?
 
Old 01-21-2003, 03:08 AM   #3
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does useradd not work on Mandy?

useradd -u uid -g groupname -d homedir -s shell -c comment -p password -e expire

and other options. if you type useradd and hit enter, you should see the list of options, atleast on my RH7.3 box it does, i have never use Mandrake
 
Old 01-21-2003, 03:45 PM   #4
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thanks guys, so far it worked.
 
  


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