[CentOS] External ext3 USB Hard drive and selinux
freund at queensu.ca
Wed Oct 29 15:23:28 UTC 2008
I was directed to post this on the mailing list. See the following forum post
as a reference.
I formatted my external ext3 372GB USB hard drive in ubuntu and now want to
in Centos. I made sure that my group/user numbers were the same. I was not
able to write to the mounted USB hard drive (HD). I suspected selinux and
shut it of and I was able to copy the file! I set selinux back to enforce and
rebooted. I like the security features of selinux.
1) chcon -v
2) restorecon -Rv /media/disk
3) cp -P
and still am not able to write to the USB HD. The sad part is I can delete
files from the USB HD. See forum post for details.
I tried it in fedora 9 and it is able to write to the USB HD
I tried an 32GB USB memory stick in Centos 5.2 and it worked!
I am wondering why it doesn't work for my USB HD? The only difference is the
Your help would be much appreciated.
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