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Old 08-07-2003, 02:25 PM   #1
josephswagner
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Angry I have no name!


Any help with this will be much appreciated.
When I login to a linux box of mine as any user other than root my prompt looks like this.

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servername! I have no name!:~$
also, I am not allowed to do anything! I can't even browse the directory tree.

Please help!!
 
Old 08-07-2003, 03:07 PM   #2
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have you logged in as root to see if your accounts still exist? or as root, try to create a new account and try to use that one to log in.
 
Old 08-07-2003, 03:08 PM   #3
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I already tried that. doesn't work.
 
Old 08-07-2003, 03:10 PM   #4
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Which distro is this on? LFS?

Cool
 
Old 08-07-2003, 03:11 PM   #5
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hmmm, which flavor is this happening on?
 
Old 08-07-2003, 05:26 PM   #6
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put you dist cd in the drive and boot from than try writing rescure to the prombt and if it takes you to a rescue mode try adding user from there or resetting passwords
 
  


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