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Re: Stupid F7 boot loop

Jonathan Allen wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a stupid F7 box that won't boot.  It keeps wittering about a clutch
> of selinux errors:
>   udevd-event[1187]: selinux_setfscreatecon: matchpathcon(/dev/loop3) failed
> and screenfuls of similar garbage.  Then it tells me that an error occured
> during the file system check - which it didn't.  I give the root password
> and run fsck and there are no errors.  Reboot simply goes back into the
> same loop.  I can't edit /etc/selinux/config to disable selinux because the
> filestore is read-only and the live CD doesn't seem to want to let me mount
> the hard-disc to edit it that way.
> How can I return the machine to some kind of sanity without reinstalling ?
> This feels scarily like the monster from Redmond ...
> Jonathan

Have you tried the rescue cd?  Generally you can remount / as RW from there.

Recedite, plebes! Gero rem imperialem!

Mark Haney
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