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Posted on 2006-07-13
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dear expert

when i using groupadd command its showing following error , i cant add a group

vigr lockfile  (/etc/gtmp) present

what should i do?
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Question by:ranadastidar
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by:antoxa
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Hi
You can try to move this lockfile to another directory.

WBR, antoxa.
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This file should only exist for a 'fleeting' moment!

ls -al /etc/gtmp

If the file is more than 10 minutes then something has gone wrong with the lock file, and you can safely delete it:

rm /etc/tmp

Then retry your groupadd

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