No directory, logging with in HOME=/

Lars Peterson lars at
Mon Jul 14 13:00:43 EDT 2003

On Mon, July 14, 2003 11:28 am, you wrote:
> Hello,
> Running this command "su - cyrus -c quota" I got the fallowing
> message:
> No directory, logging with in HOME=/
> Does somebody know what that mean and how to fix it??

Your cyrus user account doesn't have a home directory according to your passwd
file; you can either edit the home directory field of the passwd file directly
as root (/etc/passwd on most systems), or use one of the tools that do this for
you, like usermod:
usermod -d {cyrus' home directory} cyrus


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