Could not chdir to home directory

Aftab Jahan Subedar jahan at
Fri Aug 27 20:44:59 UTC 2010

check the home directory is correctly defined in the /etc/passwd.
use vipw command to check.
also u can check using the command
finger nitap

On 8/26/10, Nita Pavitran <nitap at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I get the following error message and I seem to be in the root directory
> instead of the home directory:
> Could not chdir to home directory /homes/nitap: Permission denied
>> uname -a
> FreeBSD 4.10-RELEASE-p2 FreeBSD 4.10-RELEASE-p2 #0:
> Mon Oct 25 16:23:23 PDT 2004
> root at  i386
> Please let me know how I can get to my home directory.
Aftab Jahan Subedar
CEO/Software Engineer
Subedar Technologies Ltd
Subedar Baag Bibir Bagicha #1
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