[lfs-dev] login issues

William Harrington kb0iic at berzerkula.org
Thu Feb 4 11:03:00 PST 2016


On Thu, February 4, 2016 17:39, Roger Koehler wrote:
> Here's another issue that is new for me with this build:
>
> After creating a new user using useradd -m and creating a password for the
> new user, when I try to login, I get this message:
>
> Unable to cd to '/home/<new user>'
>
> Yet a cd /home/<new user> works fine. I've tried with and without mounting
> a volume on /home, at the system login prompt and using su. Same message.
>

Hello Roger,

Have you looked at the ownership and permissions of the user's home
directory?

If the home user is unable to cwd, but root can, then you may want to
investigate that.

Sincerely,

William Harrington


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