mkfs.ext3: Permission denied while trying to determine filesystem size
Daniel J Walsh
dwalsh at redhat.com
Mon May 30 09:56:31 UTC 2005
Justin Conover wrote:
>>Well, it looks like the problem is between mkfs and selinux. The box
>>that works is set to
>>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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You machine needs to be relabeled. If you boot as selinux=0 you will
need to relabel when you want to run
selinux again. Using enforcing=0 (setenforce 0) is a better option,
since it maintains the file context.
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