Selinux and bluetooth

Eric Paris eparis at
Sun Jul 10 16:54:52 UTC 2005

What do you have in /var/log/audit/audit.log when you got the failure?


On Sun, 2005-07-10 at 19:37 +0300, Paul Lacatus wrote:
> I just installed FC4 on a laptop . Fresh install not upgrade. I was 
> trying to start my GPRS connection over bluetooth as I did in FC3. The 
> bluetooth service does not seem like working. Looking in the logs ( 
> messages) I found:
> Jul  9 23:56:02 fujitsu1020 hcid[3934]: Bluetooth HCI daemon
> Jul  9 23:56:02 fujitsu1020 hcid[3934]: Can not open 
> /etc/bluetooth/hcid.conf
> Jul  9 23:56:02 fujitsu1020 hcid[3934]: Config load failed
> Jul  9 23:56:02 fujitsu1020 hcid[3934]: Can't open PIN file 
> /etc/bluetooth/pin: Permission denied (13)
> Jul  9 23:56:02 fujitsu1020 sdpd[3936]: Bluetooth SDP daemon
>  All this files exist, have 644 permissions and corect in format since I start hcid and run "rfcomm bind all"  by hand the bluetooth connection start working. 
> The problem is selinux since I modify to "permissive" all is working as expected. In "enforcing" is not working anymore. I think that selinux is preventing access to configuration files. I have all updates to the day. 
> Paul  
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