Bug 439362 - Bad: Wireless USB Adapter does not work
Bad: Wireless USB Adapter does not work
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-28 05:42 EDT by Bob Horrobin
Modified: 2008-11-17 17:03 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-17 17:03:21 EST
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copy of /var/log/audit/audit.log as requested (449.80 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-28 06:03 EDT, Bob Horrobin
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Description Bob Horrobin 2008-03-28 05:42:58 EDT
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Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2008-03-28 05:47:15 EDT
We need more information.  Why do you think this is an SELinux problem?

Did you get a selinux error?  If yes please post the selinux error.

Or attach /var/log/audit/audit.log
Comment 2 Bob Horrobin 2008-03-28 05:55:51 EDT
My apologies.  The bug report saved before I could complete it.

I get the following selinux error when the network service is started.

SELinux is preventing iwconfig (ifconfig_t) "search" to ./keys (debugfs_t). 

The selinux trouble shooter says 

Sometimes labeling problems can cause SELinux denials. You could try to restore
the default system file context for ./keys, restorecon -v './keys' If this does
not work, there is currently no automatic way to allow this access. Instead, you
can generate a local policy module to allow this access - see FAQ Or you can
disable SELinux protection altogether. Disabling SELinux protection is not
recommended. Please file a bug report against this package. 


This is what I have done.
Comment 3 Bob Horrobin 2008-03-28 06:03:31 EDT
Created attachment 299442 [details]
copy of /var/log/audit/audit.log as requested
Comment 4 Daniel Walsh 2008-03-28 08:45:12 EDT
You can allow this for now by executing 

# audit2allow -M mypol -i /var/log/audit/audit.log 
# semodule -i mypol.pp

Fixed in selinux-policy-3.0.8-96.fc8
Comment 5 Daniel Walsh 2008-11-17 17:03:21 EST
Closing all bugs that have been in modified for over a month.  Please reopen if the bug is not actually fixed.

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