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On Tue, 2004-12-14 at 17:06, Mounir Bsaibes wrote:
> What I have currently, on disk full the auditd will notify the kernel
> which sets up a flag "disk_full_flag". During audit_log_start if the
> disk_full_flag is set the process will be queued in a wait queue until
> auditd or auditctl reset the disk_full_flag,
> I can provide more details if needed. This is the general method I am
> going to use to cover this CAPP requirement.
> Mounir

SELinux calls the audit subsystem from hard irq (e.g.
file_send_sigiotask) and at times when kernel locks are held.



So what is a better solution, just kill the process?
I have changed the subject of this reply to make it more meaningful to this discussion and to separate it  from the audit in vfs discussion.

Mounir Bsaibes
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On Tue, 2004-12-14 at 17:06, Mounir Bsaibes wrote:
> What I have currently, on disk full the auditd will notify the kernel
> which sets up a falg "disk_full_flag". During audit_log_start if the
> disk_full_flag is set the process will be queued in a wait queue until
> auditd or auditctl reset the disk_full_flag,
> I can provide more details if needed. This is the general method I am
> going to use to cover this CAPP requirement.
> Mounir

SELinux calls the audit subsystem from hard irq (e.g.
file_send_sigiotask) and at times when kernel locks are held.
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Stephen Smalley <sds epoch ncsc mil>
National Security Agency

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