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Date:      Tue, 15 Jul 1997 08:37:49 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Costa Morris <costa@inner.cortx.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: unable to look up login name
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970715083719.1345I-100000@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <3.0.2.32.19970715105606.00941520@inner.cortx.com>

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On Tue, 15 Jul 1997, Costa Morris wrote:

> i get this error:
> 
> %>pine
> Who are you? (Unable to look up login name)
> 
> When i do a "whomai" i get the UID intstead of the name.  what could be the
> problem?

Run 'vipw' and check your passwd entry.  Or try logging out and then back
in.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major
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