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I replaced a 4 TB disk this weekend with a new 10 TB disk.


I performed a clean shutdown

Popped the 4 TB disk out and replaced it with a new 10 TB DIsk

Started the system up in GUI mode

Issues started here.  I could not log in via the GUI console.  I keep getting "Failed to Execute Command" on the screen.

I ran to my desktop and was able to login via the web GUI and start the array rebuilding process.

Everything seemed fine.  Dockers are working, VM's are up and running.


I logged in via ssh and I get the following error:



Last login: Mon Jul  9 10:13:44 2018 from
Linux 4.14.49-unRAID.
Could not chdir to home directory Console and webGui login account: No such file or directory
-bash: [: too many arguments


I rebooted after the array has synced into console mode. When i login via root, I get the following error: No directory, logging in with HOME=/



When I try to run MC via ssh I get the following error:



root@STORAGE2:/# mc
Failed to run:
Home directory path is not absolute: Console and webGui login account




Has anyone seen this before?  Any advise?


As always thanks in advanced to all to any help







Case: ANTEC-1200 • 4 Icy Dock FatCage MB155SP-B • Corsair RM1000x PSU

System: Asus X99/USB 3.1 • Intel i7 5960x • 64 GB DDR4 ECC RAM • Intel QUAD Port GB Nic ET2 • ATI Radion X300

Storage: 2x Areca 1882i • 1 Samsung » 1000 GB [cache] • 2 10TB SG (Parity) 8x 6TB SG (Data) • 7x 4TB WD • 1 10TB SG » 86 TB [data]

unRAID: 6.5.3



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Try typing diagnostics and see if it will generate the file.  It will be in the logs folder/directory on your flash drive.  Upload it if you get it.  


You could also try    pwd     (that will list the present working directory)




 try typing     ls  -al     (That provides list of the files and directories on the current directory.  

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Thanks for the replay.


Output from the pwd and ls commands


I also attached my diagnostics file.



root@STORAGE2:/# ls -la
total 40
drwxr-xr-x  21 root root   480 Jul  9 11:02 ./
drwxr-xr-x  21 root root   480 Jul  9 11:02 ../
-rw-------   1 root root     5 Jul  9 10:58 .bash_history
drwx------   3 root root    60 Jul  9 11:02 .cache/
drwx------   3 root root    60 Jul  9 11:02 .config/
drwx------   3 root root    60 Jul  9 11:02 .local/
-rw-rw-rw-   1 root root   165 Jul  9 08:34 .wget-hsts
drwxr-xr-x   2 root root  3760 Jul  9 08:34 bin/
drwxrwxrwx  12 root root 32768 Jul  9 08:44 boot/
drwxr-xr-x  15 root root  4860 Jul  9 08:34 dev/
drwxr-xr-x  56 root root  3140 Jul  9 10:13 etc/
drwxr-xr-x   2 root root    40 Jun 12 13:25 home/
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root root    10 Jun 12 13:25 init -> /sbin/init*
drwxr-xr-x   7 root root   140 Jun 12 13:25 lib/
drwxr-xr-x   3 root root  3280 Jun 12 13:25 lib64/
drwxr-xr-x  23 root root   460 Jul  9 10:13 mnt/
dr-xr-xr-x 627 root root     0 Jul  9 08:32 proc/
drwx--x---   2 root root    80 Jun 12 13:25 root/
drwxr-xr-x  10 root root   280 Jul  9 08:34 run/
drwxr-xr-x   2 root root  4920 Jul  9 08:34 sbin/
dr-xr-xr-x  13 root root     0 Jul  9 08:33 sys/
drwxrwxrwt  14 root root   300 Jul  9 13:16 tmp/
drwxr-xr-x  15 root root   360 Jul 30  2013 usr/
drwxr-xr-x  15 root root   340 Jul  9 08:34 var/
root@STORAGE2:/# pwd



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Same issue when I reboot into same mode. 


I managed to fix the issue tho.  


for some reason my /etc/password file was corrupted.  Cant figure out why the root entry would get corrupted and how but it was.  The entry was missing the home directory attribute.   I should of known this right out of the box due to the errors that were being presented.  (above)


Corrupted Entry

root:x:0:0::Console and webGui login account:/bin/bash


(Look at two colons)


Correct Entry

root:x:0:0:Console and webGui login account:/root:/bin/bash

                    |                                                                             |

       (one colon)                                                  (Home directory path)


Hope this help anyone who experience this in the future.


Thanks everyone for you help.




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