Profile could not be loaded for following reasons:
My Documentinstead of user's E drive (E:\).
It is always more useful to avoid problems than fix problems.
Desktop, or any directory under C:\ dirve. Always save your files on your own E:\ drive.
The Engineering Design Center is NOT RESPONSIBLE for the files saved under C:\ dirve.
The terminal will return with following information about your disk usage:
Filesystem usage" is different from the total of "
Disk usage by directory" due to different UNIX command used. You will be over diskquota once the "
Filesystem usage" is shown as over quota. Please contact systadmin if there is over 10MB of difference in total, and you are over diskquota.
To find out what is causing the profile problem, user needs to check the following:
My Document, the files are actually saved to user's profile. This will make user's profile too large and therefore having trouble loading. The best size of a profile ranges from 2000K to 3000K. Any profile larger than 3000K may corrrupt or may have trouble loading.
My Document, and the user has not exceeded his/her disk limit, then the profile may simply corrupted.
dus -sortcommand helps users to see which files/directories occupy the most of their disk spaces.
Login to a UNIX system.
Go to your profile directory after login in
Type the following line to check your disk usage:
This will sort all files (include directories) within the directory.
with largest disk usage will list at the bottom of the list.
files until the user is within disk quota limit.
The largest disk usage usually occurs at
My Document directory.
Move all personal files to user's E drive (E:\) by type in the following line:
Try login into NT system again. If the user still cannot load the profile, the profile may be corrupted. Fix the corrupted profile.
Login to a UNIX system as described below:
At login screen, type your username. DO NOT press enter yet. Choose
Command Line Login
or, if time has expired (indicated when checking disk quota), choose
You may always choose
to login to fix your file storages.
After succefully login, type following line:
This will sort all files (include directories) within the directory. The file/directory with largest disk usage will list at the bottom of the list. Remove unnecessary files until the user is within disk quota limit.
If user has been saving things on NT rather than UNIX, go to NT directory to manage files on NT system (E:\).
This directory in UNIX is the same as user's E:\ drive in PC.
Try login into NT system again. If the user still cannot load the profile, check the reasons.
Login to a UNIX system
Type the following line to go to user's profile directory:
At prompt (bash-2.03$), type the following commands:
Users will lose their previous settings and restart with default window envrionment.
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