Trouble using whoami and others

Michael Hirmke
Sun Apr 5 08:36:00 GMT 1998

Hi Christopher,

>Don't know how to fix this problem;
>I or another user types 'whoami' and get this responce:
>whoami: cannot find username for UID 500
>Exactelly how do I go about fixing this problem?
>Obviously the user has a username, it's NT. No username, no access. But why
>isn't the whoami application (among others) picking that information up?
>Any help would be terrific, and thanks...

You have to create /etc/passwd with mkpasswd.

>Chris Wilson

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