error: kernel: audit: avc: denied { write }

Roger Skildum cowchaser at
Wed Feb 2 03:28:23 UTC 2005

When I type the command this is what i get:

/sbin/restorecon reset context /dev/log user_u:object_r:device_t->system_u:object_r:devlog_t

>> slew of the errors listed below each time I boot. 
>> Jan 30 05:18:48 host kernel: audit(1107080328.663:0): avc:  denied  { 
>> write } for  pid=3575 exe=/usr/sbin/ntpd name=log dev=tmpfs ino=6673 
>> scontext=user_u:system_r:ntpd_t tcontext=user_u:object_r:device_t 
>> tclass=sock_file

>What does /sbin/restorecon -v /dev/log show?

>Stephen Smalley <sds epoch ncsc mil>
>National Security Agency

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