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Re: SELinux concerning /home symlink?



On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 12:18 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:

> The underlying problem is that "mount", when run confined by SELinux, is 
> only allowed to mount filesystems on mount points that have specific 
> context types, such as mnt_t. If you set up your partitioning at install 
> time, the installer generally sets the context types of the directories 
> to be used as mount points correctly. However, if you change your 
> filesystem arrangement at a later date then the mount point directory 
> you're using will probably have some other context type, such as 
> mail_spool_t in this case, which mount isn't normally allowed to use as 
> a mount point, and you get the AVC denials and failure to mount as a 
> result. The fix is simply to label the mount point directory 
> appropriately for a mount point.

setsebool -P allow_mount_anyfile 1

should let him mount without any labeling changes right?  You should be
able to find this boolean in system-config-selinux and setroubleshoot
should have suggested toggling this boolean.

-Eric


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