/etc/default in Fedora

Michał Piotrowski mkkp4x4 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 16:38:16 UTC 2012

2012/3/6 Pádraig Brady <P at draigbrady.com>:
> On 03/06/2012 04:21 PM, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
>> On 03/05/2012 03:20 PM, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I wanted to add "selinux=0" to the kernel command line on F17. I
>>> checked /etc/sysconfig/, /etc/grub.d/, next I started to read
>>> /etc/grub.d/10_linux (this new grub2 is so user friendly..) and I
>>> found ${GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX}. So I grepped /etc for
>>> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX. I found file: /etc/default/grub
>>> Why /etc/default dir is used instead of /etc/sysconfig? To be
>>> honest - it's not really user friendly from long time RH Linux user
>>> POV.
>> Just disable SELinux in /etc/selinux/config.
> There are subtle differences with doing that apparently.
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/coreutils/2012-02/msg00176.html

Once I had a problem to disable SELinux through /etc/sysconfig/selinux
- there was a problem with the policy, systemd releated or something
like that. So I use big hammer - selinux=0.

> cheers,
> Pádraig.
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