mkfs.ext3: Permission denied while trying to determine filesystem size

Justin Conover justin.conover at
Sun May 29 20:28:45 UTC 2005

> Well, it looks like the problem is between mkfs and selinux.  The box
> that works is set to
> # sestatus
> SELinux status:                 disabled
> While the one that doesn't work is running selinux, so is this a bug,
> can anyone else mkfs on selinux=1 box's?  I haven't run into this
> before and I know I have other box's running selinux that i've created
> new fs on.

Forgot to include the fact I booted with selinux=0 and made the file system.

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