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Re: [SLE] Problem logging in as User
  • From: thaiv@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 20:51:34 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084841494.40a95e165574b@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Anders,

I am a linux newbie. where can I find the log files?
I checked in /etc/fstab and it list the /home. I guess that would mean that
it was mounted, correct?

how do I mount the home partition on to /home?

thanks!

> Most likely, your home partition wasn't mounted at boot. The system sees
> that /home/<username> isn't available, assigns / as home folder, kde tries
> to
> write to it, everything goes bananas
>
> See if you can find something in the logs that tells you why it wasn't
> mounted. Perhaps there was an error. or perhaps it isn't assigned properly
>
> in /etc/fstab.
>
> temp solution: mount the home partition on /home, then you should be able
> to
> log in



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