2.6.20-1.2985.fc7 won't boot -- Fails to start INIT
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Wed Mar 14 23:01:34 UTC 2007
On 3/14/07, Will Woods <wwoods at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-03-14 at 07:57 -0700, Tom London wrote:
> > On 3/14/07, David Nielsen <david at lovesunix.net> wrote:
> > > ons, 14 03 2007 kl. 00:24 -0700, skrev Miles Lane:
> > > > My machine is a HP dv1240us.
> > > > 2.6.20-1.2981.fc7 boots fine.
> > > > I tried changing the ROOT=UUID... to ROOT=/dev/sda6, but that didn't help.
> > >
> > > Yep, I'm seeing that as well, kernel-2.6.20-1.2982.fc7 boots fine for
> > > me.. Time to hit bugzilla.
> > >
> > > - David Nielsen
> > >
> > I have this problem with almost any kernel installed after .2982
> > (including .2970, for example).
> > Problem with nash or mkinitrd?
> As far as I can tell, it's actually a problem with the SELinux policy.
> There's no /lib/ld-linux.so.2 on the initrd because the new policy
> denies ldconfig permission to create the softlink in the tempdir.
> No ld-linux.so.2, no nash. No nash, no boot.
> Cracking open the initrd and adding the softlink allows the system to
> boot normally.
> You could probably also get around this by rolling back to an older
> selinux-policy-targeted and re-running mkinitrd. It's probably easiest
> just to wait for a fixed selinux-policy-targeted package, though.
I can confirm this. I did 'setenforce 0; rpm -ivh' of .2985 packages
and it booted.
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