/etc/default in Fedora

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at redhat.com
Tue Mar 6 16:49:08 UTC 2012

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On 03/06/2012 11:38 AM, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
> 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. -- devel mailing list 
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I hope this does not get taken out of context.

SLASHDOT/Dan Walsh says disable SELinux.  :^)

You should try to run with SELinux on or in permissive mode.

But if you feel you have to disable SELinux, use the config file.   If
there are bugs we need to know about them and fix them.

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