atieventsd (xorg-x11-drv-catalyst.rpm) on F11

QingLong qinglong at
Thu Aug 27 09:39:59 UTC 2009


   I am trying to utilize proprietary video drivers from (the damned) AMD
 to get accelerated OpenGL on the ATI Mobility Radeon X300 on Fedora 11.
 So I have installed the packages (along with the required dependencies):
 Installation has finished quite smoothly, but after reboot I get no X.
 I guess, one of the reasons is the atieventsd is not starting due to selinux:
| type=AVC msg=audit(1251364326.851:16119): avc:  denied  { execmod } for  pid=2212 comm="atieventsd" path="/usr/lib/catalyst/" dev=sda6 ino=103736 scontext=system_u:system_r:initrc_t:s0 tcontext=system_u:object_r:lib_t:s0 tclass=file
| type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1251364326.851:16119): arch=40000003 syscall=125 success=yes exit=0 a0=11c000 a1=85000 a2=5 a3=bfc34860 items=0 ppid=2210 pid=2212 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=4294967295 comm="atieventsd" exe="/usr/sbin/atieventsd" subj=system_u:system_r:initrc_t:s0 key=(null)
 For now I have to put selinux in permissive mode,
 but is it possible to get this fixed in a more intelligent way?
 Thank you.


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