[CentOS] home on nfs

Fri Oct 27 14:24:12 UTC 2017
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Fri, 27 Oct 2017, hw wrote:

> Hi,
> I have the home directory of a user on an nfs server and mount it on a
> client.  When the user logs in, they end up in the root directory rather
> than in their actual home directory and need to cd into it.
> The user can read and write to their home directory, so it kinda works
> fine --- but only kinda.  When the user starts emacs, some of the
> settings in ~/.emacs are not applied, but the saved desktop is being
> loaded.
> Both machines are running Centos 7.4.  What could be wrong with the nfs
> mount?

I'd guess the user was incorrectly defined.  Does $HOME really point to the
right path?