Request to re-add option to disable SELinux - compromise

jeff moe at
Mon Jul 7 22:18:22 UTC 2008

jeff wrote:
> drago01 wrote:
>>> And it really isn't a hidden
>>> anaconda option, it's just having anaconda pass that to grub. Anaconda
>>> already has some support for this, it just doesn't pass it to grub. 
>>> It may
>>> be a simple one-liner in anaconda.
>> Well the options get passed to the kernel not to anaconda, it just
>> parses (abuses) the kernel cmdline for stuff like this. (which isn't a
>> bad thing in general)
> I agree. And anaconda could just take one more step and add it to 
> grub.conf ala Voila, done.   I don't 
> think it is doing this already, but I may be mistaken.

I just tested this on a stock F9 install: if you do selinux=0 at the boot: line 
  (the kernel cmdline) it doesn't get passed to the final installed grub.conf.


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