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Re: [FOLLOW-UP] Re: [FC3] kernel panic after selinux-policy-targeted update



On Mon, 27 Jun 2005 17:54:29 +0100, D. D. Brierton wrote:

> On Mon, 2005-06-27 at 15:22 +0100, D. D. Brierton wrote:
>> I ran sudo yum update today and selinux-policy-targeted was updated
>> (along with another selinux related package whose name I can't
>> remember) and immediately my system became unresponsive and I had to do
>> a hard reboot.
>> 
>> Now I cannot boot into FC3 at all (I'm posting this from Windows). This
>> is the error I get:

[snip]

> system didn't become unstable but again I couldn't reboot, for exactly
> the same reason as before. I don't know why only I seem to be suffering
> from this problem, but I've bugzillaed it:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=161834

I've had exactly the same experience (FC3, Athlon). Unresponsive programs
after upgrade to selinux-policy-targeted. Unable to boot.

Booted with selinux=0 (yes, I know I'm supposed to use enforcing=0 but I
didn't know that at the time) and got back in. Reinstalled the old
targeted policy and it rebooted. So I went through all the steps again,
including relabelling with the new policy, to no avail.

I can only imagine the panic for someone who didn't even know about
selinux=0... let alone the *correct* way to fix it. Nice... I wonder how
many people are sitting there right now with (what they believe are)
unbootable boxes after having accepted a simple upgrade.


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