Bug 136219 - nscd wont start -- SELinux problem
nscd wont start -- SELinux problem
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: selinux-policy-targeted (Show other bugs)
4.0
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-10-18 15:16 EDT by Jack Neely
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-21 15:43:07 EDT
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Description Jack Neely 2004-10-18 15:16:43 EDT
Description of problem:
The nscd deamon will not start.  'service nscd start' always returns
'Failed.'

/var/log/messages contains the following:

Oct 18 15:19:27 rk-build kernel: audit(1098127167.962:0): avc:  denied
 { search } for  pid=5836 exe=/usr/sbin/nscd name=selinux dev=dm-0
ino=4006603 scontext=root:system_r:nscd_t
tcontext=system_u:object_r:selinux_config_t tclass=dir
Oct 18 15:19:27 rk-build kernel: audit(1098127167.962:0): avc:  denied
 { read } for  pid=5836 exe=/usr/sbin/nscd name=mounts dev=proc
ino=382468112 scontext=root:system_r:nscd_t
tcontext=root:system_r:nscd_t tclass=file
Oct 18 15:19:27 rk-build kernel: audit(1098127167.962:0): avc:  denied
 { read } for  pid=5836 exe=/usr/sbin/nscd name=filesystems dev=proc
ino=-268435451 scontext=root:system_r:nscd_t
tcontext=system_u:object_r:proc_t tclass=file
Oct 18 15:19:27 rk-build nscd: 5836: Failed to determine if kernel
supports SELinux
Oct 18 15:19:27 rk-build nscd: nscd startup failed


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
glibc-2.3.3-53
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2004-10-21 14:19:47 EDT
Please retry with RHEL4 b2 glibc/selinux-policy-targeted/nscd
(or grab the latest ones from rawhide).
They certainly work with SELinux.
Comment 2 Jack Neely 2004-10-21 15:39:21 EDT
I upgraded to 

selinux-policy-targeted-1.17.30-2.6

and

glibc*-2.3.3-70

from the fedora development tree and nscd does work now.
Comment 3 Jakub Jelinek 2004-10-21 15:43:07 EDT
Thanks.  Given that 2.3.3-70 (or 2.3.3-73) and that selinux-policy-targeted
will be included in RHEL4 b2, I'm closing this.

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