Usertroubles

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Nov 1 11:11:41 PST 2000


On October 31, 2000 03:19 am, you wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> just curious: has anyone installed Samba, MySQL, Apache?? It looks like
> I'm getting into trouble regarding non-existent users, the services
> won't start properly. For instance: logging on to Samba from W95 the
> samba-logs register user "nobody" instead of Eric. About the same thing
> for MySQL and Apache (won't start as daemons). I was just wondering if
> any of you had that same problem, and how you handled it. How should I
> handle the privileges?

as what user do you have those daemons running and do the users exist?
Often daemons run as user nobody group nogroup.  Make sure you have that user 
and group in your /etc/passwd and /etc/group files

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