Experiences with selinux enabled targetted on Fedora Core 3

Richard E Miles r.godzilla at comcast.net
Tue Feb 22 01:50:36 UTC 2005

On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 20:15:48 -0500
Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:

> On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 16:05:39 PST, Richard E Miles said:
> > audit(1109009536.010:0): avc:  denied  { search } for  pid=3541 exe=/sbin/portmap name=/ dev=hda2 ino=2 scontext=user_u:system_r:portmap_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:file_t tclass=dir
> At least at one point in time, I was seeing random avc errors on mount points
> that made absolutely no sense - I'd do an 'ls -Z' and it would look OK.
> Finally twigged in that I needed to unmount the file system, relabel the
> *directory*, and then remount.  Seem to remember /usr/share and /usr/local
> biting me that way (/, /usr, /usr/local, and /usr/share are 4 different file
> systems on my box).
I put /.autorelabel file and rebooted. Seems to have fixed the problem.

Richard E Miles
Federal Way WA. USA
registered linux user 46097

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