selinux and udev ?

Stephen Smalley sds at
Fri Dec 2 19:24:52 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 08:20 -0800, Tom London wrote:
> There are reports in fedora-test about the 2.X policy slowing down
> udev. (Appears that folks are comparing booting with selinxux=1 with
> selinux=0).
> I have to admit that udev is running slower (targeted/enforcing).
> Any validity to this?  Known issue? How to track down?

libselinux 1.27.28 should help with this slowdown, and further
improvement can be had by modifying udev to call
matchpathcon_init_prefix() to limit processing to /dev entries.

Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency

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