Home Dir problem

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sun Jan 25 21:54:31 UTC 2009

Alain Muls wrote:

>>> Also doing a 'ls' in a terminal makes the terminal
>>> inaccessible and it needs to be killed.

This sounds like a bug in the filesystem itself, but /home is apparently
just part of an ext3 filesystem

>>> In any other dir, I do not have similar problems.
>> Okay, to start with paste the output from:
>> df -Th
>> and
>> cat /etc/fstab
>> Matt Flaschen
> Hi
> Here are the outputs:
> (PS: my homedir links mostly into /dev/mapper/data which is encrypted)

Can you clarify?  Do you mean e.g.

/home/alain/secret is a symbolic link to /data/secret

or similar?

> # /etc/fstab: static file system information.

Okay, so you don't have a /home partition, meaning /home is part of /.
I'm really not sure what's going on.

Matt Flaschen

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