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Re: What should we NOT do because of SELinux?



On Wed, 2006-04-12 at 17:03 -0400, Lee Maschmeyer wrote:
> Perhaps a stupid question but still I'm uncertain...
> 
> I'm getting "avc:  denied" messages for all 6 mingetty invocations before 
> login, though the system works fine afterward. I think these may have been 
> triggered by an attempt I made to start the program that drives my braille 
> display (brltty). Up to now I've been able to start this from 
> /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit by invoking brltty after rc.sysinit was reinvoked under 
> initlog. Not seeing anything about initlog near the beginning of FC5's 
> rc.sysinit I stuck in the command anyway. It didn't work and I removed it, 
> ultimately putting it in rc.local instead. But even though I removed 
> rc.sysinit~ so the directory should look normal, perhaps except for the last 
> change date on rc.sysinit, I still get all these "avc:  denied" messages.
> 
> Did I cause this by messing with rc.sysinit? As I continue to go through the 
> SELinux FAQ will I find out what to do to dispense with this - artwork? :-)

Post the avc denials to fedora-selinux-list; difficult to determine the
cause without seeing the actual messages.

-- 
Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency


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