Problems creating a new user
adalbert.prokop at gmx.de
Mon Feb 25 20:21:09 UTC 2008
Brent Snow, Mr. wrote on Monday 25 February 2008:
> Recently I needed to create a new home for a user (I crated
> the home on the server) then had the user log into Fedora with her
> Windows account information. Instead of crating all of the "DOT" files
> and profile settings etc. The desktop just complained that it could not
> find the files it needed and would not continue.
What messages did you see exactly?
I have no idea what might be the cause, but try this:
a) Try a login on the console - does it work? Can the user create files,
and directories? If not, what error messages do you see?
b) Do a manual mount of the user's home directory, without automounter.
Try to log in - does it work? If not, what error messages do you see?
Besides, does the log contain any information about unsuccessful
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