selinux & external hd permissions.

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Sun Jun 12 13:23:53 UTC 2005

On Sun, 12 Jun 2005 08:12:48 CDT, Justin Conover said:

> The Server is CentOS 4.0 with ext3 and SELinux enabled, all my other
> box's are Fedora/rawhide using selinux.  My wife has two windows box's
> and the only reason I would connect it to her's is if there was some
> kind of problem haveing another selinux box read the fs, so thats why
> I thought maybe it would be best to just put fat32 on there.  If the
> other selinux box's can read it then I wont worry about it.  Also the
> only reason I would mv the exteranl drive off my server is if there
> was a hardware failure in the server and had to recover the data.

The data will be readable off any box that supports ext3 and extended
attributes (I can't remember what happens if the kernel doesn't do the
extended attributes - whether it won't mount, or it mounts-and-ignores).
At worst, you'd need to drop to 'permissive' mode and/or restorecon.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 226 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <>

More information about the fedora-selinux-list mailing list