SELinux Problems (Was: [CentOS] Forum Decorum: a reminder seems appropriate.)

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazquez at ivazquez.net
Thu Mar 30 04:45:10 UTC 2006


On Thu, 2006-03-30 at 01:22 -0300, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 11:16:17PM -0500, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 20:47 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 22:43 -0500, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > > > fixfiles relabel
> > > ----
> > > that might be the mallet when all it needs is a little tap.
> > > 
> > > that also requires a reboot doesn't it?
> > 
> > Only if you insist on wiping /tmp.
> 
> I wonder why. Any idea ?

Lots of daemons put files in /tmp. If you wipe them then you remove the
mechanism used to connect to the daemons. The only reliable way to
restore access is to restart the daemons. The easiest way to do so is
usually to reboot.

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Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>
http://centos.ivazquez.net/

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