gnome_segv after changing user id

Elliot Lee sopwith at
Mon Feb 7 21:40:50 UTC 2005

On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, Larry Cotton wrote:

> I changed my user id using usermod and it has resulted in a gnome_segv
> dialog when I try to log in. The machine siezes up and I have to
> reboot.
> Anyone know/guess why this might be ?

There are probably files on the machine that are owned by the old UID but
are in places that the new UID would need to use them. Look in /tmp

-- Elliot

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