[clug] Email problem and cannot cd to home directory
steve at namsys.com.au
Fri Dec 31 13:24:28 GMT 2004
I hope this gets to the list as I am having a slight problem with our
I cannot access it remotely at all and when I try to log into the
console as a normal user I get a message "cannot cd to /home/steve" and
it logs me out.
Can anyone please tell me what this means and how to fix it please?
We have had a disk failure on the system of some sort. I have strange
files in the root directory. All bar one I moved to lost+found.
However there is one still there names ??;??; which means very strange
name. It will not be deleted or moved.
The partition (disk) storing the email is returning various sectors as
unreadable. I have replaced that disk and am restoring the email from
backup. However, we are still unable to use the system due to issue
All help appreciated. Yes, I know it has just gone New Year.
(P.S. Please reply to
stephen.hodgman at bigpond.com.au as I cannot read my normal account yet ;-)
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