Re: useradd: cannot rewrite password file

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On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 04:08:05PM -0500, Kall, Bruce A. wrote:
> I tried that.  There is a .lock file for passwd, shadow, gshadow and 
> group in /etc.  I removed all 4 lock files and each time I rerun 
> useradd, the lock files show up again with the same result.
> Other suggestions?

Any other process running that may be trying to modify those files at the
same time?

Matthew Miller           [email protected]        <>
Boston University Linux      ------>                <>

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