Posted on 2002-05-16
I have tried to add a user account by editing the /etc/passwd file these are the steps that I have taken:
1)This is the line for the new user:joe::503:503:joe:/home/joe:/bin/bash
2)made home dir for joe
3)change owner of dir an group of dir to joe
4)made group for joe 503 is gid
5)change passwd for joe
where I am having trouble is copy the default init. files from /etc/skel t ohis home dir and when I try to login recv login incorrect.I am using RHv6 2.2 kernel,any help greatly appreciated.