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Re: F10, VMware Server 2.0, and selinux

On Fri, 2008-12-12 at 09:47 -0500, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
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> Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> > I'm just curious - Has anyone made any progress on figuring out why
> > VMware Server 2.0 does NOT run on F10 unless selinux is disabled? Even
> > running selinux in permissive mode causes VMware Server fits.
> > 
> > This has been this way at least since VMware Server 1.x running on F8. I
> > know because I can recall having to fully disable selinux on my VMware
> > Server systems for at least that long.
> > 
> > It never seems to have been fixed to this day, and that's a long time
> > for such an issue to exist. Is anyone working to resolve it?
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Chris

VMWare's SELinux problem is caused by their shady RPM's and have nothing
to do with F9/F10.
Officially, VMWare only supports RHEL 4.x and 5.x. Fedora is not
supported and their SELinux support (built into their RPMs) was designed
to support RHEL.

In short, unless RHEL starts supporting distributions beyond EPEL and
SLES, there's nothing to be done in the Fedora side of things.

- Gilboa

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