Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 880953
SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/plymouthd from using the 'execmem' accesses on a process.
Last modified: 2014-02-05 16:25:27 EST
Created attachment 653390 [details]
Does plymouth actually need this? Did it grow a JIT?
(In reply to comment #2)
> Does plymouth actually need this? Did it grow a JIT?
Well that depends if you like the 20-30 seconds delay this causes on bootup :-(
So it is also needed. I thought is has been fixed by the second local policy.
I don't actually know why that would be needed. We don't mmap any executable regions as far as i know. git grep says:
src/plugins/renderers/drm/ply-renderer-generic-driver.c: map_address = mmap (0, buffer->map_size,
src/plugins/renderers/drm/ply-renderer-generic-driver.c- PROT_READ | PROT_WRITE, MAP_SHARED,
src/plugins/renderers/drm/ply-renderer-generic-driver.c- driver->device_fd, map_dumb_buffer_request.offset);
src/plugins/renderers/frame-buffer/plugin.c: head->map_address = mmap (NULL, head->size, PROT_WRITE,
src/plugins/renderers/frame-buffer/plugin.c- MAP_SHARED, backend->device_fd, 0);
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