Cannot loop-mount with SELinux

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Wed Mar 8 05:49:44 UTC 2006

Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:

> Today's latest packages.
> Cannot loop-mount anything -- permission denied. This should be 
> allowed (in fact, this shouldn't even require superuser, but I'll 
> settle for just being able to loop-mount as root for right now -- i.e. 
> old behaviour).
> root at localhost:[~]# losetup /dev/loop0 file.ext3
> file.ext3: Permission denied
> root at protee:[/home/icon/dvd]# mount -o loop FieldTrip.iso /media/tmp
> FieldTrip.iso: Permission denied

File a bug report in against SELinux with the 
AVC denied messages from /var/log/messages or /var/log/audit, mark it as 
FC5 blocker by making it a dependency of that bug. Details at


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