SELinux Reset

Peter Joseph peterjb at
Thu Aug 6 22:21:15 UTC 2009

While experimenting with SELinux, I finally managed to lock myself out of the
system.  The only way to get back in, I had to add "selinux=0" to the end of
the kernel line.
Now, if I run in a permissive mode the following message appears when I try
to log in:

"Could not connect to session bus: An SELinux policy prevents this sender
from sending this message to this recipient (rejected message had sender
"(unset)" interface "org.freedesktop.DBus" member "Hello" error name
"(unset)" destination "org.freedesktop.DBus)."

I am forced to go back to the grub prompt and disable SELinux again, in
order to get in.  What is the best way to reset SEL to its original state?
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