Bug 122399 - even with selinux supposedly off some parts of it are getting installed
even with selinux supposedly off some parts of it are getting installed
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-05-03 20:40 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-06 18:23:19 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2004-05-03 20:40:06 EDT
Description of problem:

It was my understanding that by default SELinux is not active
in FC2T3.  With an installation of the last one from scratch,
and no change in SELinux defaults, after I tried to add some rpm
updates I got a long series of messages like that:

kernel: security_context_to_sid: called before initial load_policy on
unknown context system_u:object_r:default_t

Over 1500 of these with varying contexts.  Only booting with
'selinux=0' as a boot parameter seems to kill that noise.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-05-06 18:23:19 EDT
This is because rpm's check for selinux being enabled or not wasn't
quite good enough, but with new SysVinit, that should be better.

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