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Re: selinux hasn't been running for over a week



On Friday 18 September 2009 09:54:12 am Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> >> If the kernel has SELinux and it is not in permissive mode, it should
> >>  execute load_policy
> 
> Yes in permissive mode load_policy will return 2 if it can not load policy.
> I guess dracut should also look in /etc/selinux/config to see if the
>  SELINUX  environment variable is not set to enforcing.

What about interaction with the kernel command line? What the kernel was given 
is listed in /proc/cmdline. iow, if I boot with selinux=0 and the config says 
enabled, shouldn't the kernel command line take priority?


> > You mean if the machine is in permissive mode, it should load_policy, but
> > not  crash. But it should log the reason so it can be debugged.
> >
> >> Load_policy will exit with 0 on success or 2 on failure and SELinux in
> >>  permissive mode.
> > 
> > And if chroot fails, we need to handle it.
> 
> This will probably crash anyways

In the code I looked at, only if it returned 3...

-Steve 


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