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Re: Request to re-add option to disable SELinux - compromise



On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 06:55:47PM -0300, jeff wrote:
> Peter Jones wrote:
>> Robert Nichols wrote:
>>
>>> Anaconda already allows you to add arbitrary kernel parameters when
>>> configuring the bootloader.  I always add "vga=791" and "selinux=0".
>>
>> There's a whitelist to determine which ones are propagated to the  
>> bootloader config, though.
>
> Is selinux=0 on the whitelist?
>
> I still don't understand why doing "boot: linux selinux=0" 
> wouldn't/shouldn't be passed to grub.

Because you might want to install without selnux if you have a problem 
with the installer in SELinux enforcing mode for example, but then 
want to boot the system with SELinux enabled. The installer's boot 
options should be kept separate from the installed system's boot 
options.


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