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Re: disabling selinux entirely



On Wed, 2009-01-07 at 11:25 -0500, John Aldrich wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 January 2009, Stephen Smalley wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-01-07 at 10:23 -0500, John Aldrich wrote:
> > > I thought that by setting selinux to "disabled" in the config file, I
> > > wouldn't be bothered by it's alerts any more. How do I stop SELinux
> > > from running, period? I don't want any alerts from SELinux regarding
> > > stuff I'm trying to install.
> >
> > SELINUX=disabled in /etc/selinux/config should have done the trick for
> > you.  Can you provide the output of:
> > $ cat /etc/selinux/config
> > $ dmesg | grep SELinux:
> >
> [john SLAVE1 ~]$ cat /etc/selinux/config
> # This file controls the state of SELinux on the system.
> # SELINUX= can take one of these three values:
> #       enforcing - SELinux security policy is enforced.
> #       permissive - SELinux prints warnings instead of enforcing.
> #       disabled - SELinux is fully disabled.
> SELINUX=disabled
> # SELINUXTYPE= type of policy in use. Possible values are:
> #       targeted - Only targeted network daemons are protected.
> #       strict - Full SELinux protection.
> SELINUXTYPE=targeted
> 
> [john SLAVE1 ~]$ dmesg | grep selinux
> SELinux: initialized (dev selinuxfs, type selinuxfs), uses genfs_contexts
> 
> Note that I have not rebooted yet, if that's necessary.
It is necessary to reboot.
> 
> 
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