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Re: How best get rid of SELinux?



On Friday 21 September 2007, Andy Green wrote:
>Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>> On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 21:31:51 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>> It shouldn't cause any trouble if you set to permissive mode. Can you
>>> explain what problems you are having?
>>
>> 	I've just recently deleted a bunch of its incomprehensible
>> reportage from the machine I'm on at the moment; this has come in since
>> (with my apologies for what c&p does to the formatting) :
>
>Just to be clear, that is what "permissive" does... it lets you know
>what selinux wouldn't've let through, but lets it through anyway.  So
>these error messages represent a passive opinion from selinux about what
> it didn't like (but did nothing to prevent).  So selinux is only to
>blame for filling your logs, not any other badness while in permissive.
>
>IMO it is better to make selinux happy, if possible without causing a
>heart attack, than to disable it.  Why not start with
>
># touch /.autorelabel
>
>and a reboot.  This will make sure your files have the right selinux
>label, the cause of many problems.
>
>-Andy

With all due respect Andy, I probably did that 6 or 7 times.  Not once did it 
actually fix a problem.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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believe you anyway.
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