[arch-general] user management error
gstuhrberg at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 14:50:19 EDT 2014
/etc/passwd does not store the password, a hashed version of the password
is stored in /etc/shadow
If the directory isn't being mounted, can you please post the contents of
You can also check dmesg and journalctl to see if you have messages
relating to the mounting of the /home/ partition
On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 2:25 PM, message <letter at openmailbox.org> wrote:
> A previously existing /home directory was mounted into the file system
> during the installation process; this directory contained files in a
> directory 'a'.
> A user was created from the root user account:
> useradd -M -p [password] -s /bin/bash [username'a']
> After reboot, the system is restarted as root because the user 'a' is
> stated to not exist. The command 'cat /etc/passwd' reveals a password 'x',
> but this is not the password that was entered.
> How to solve this error?
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