Nvidia and SElinux

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Oct 27 15:15:56 UTC 2008

Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:

> The Nvidia X driver is a "killer application".  Can't get the
> card fan to quiet down without it.  Cen't get compiz running
> without it.  Some apps such as Flightgear aren't usable without it.
> Integrated motherboard graphics I've seen are too slow.
> Not an answer except for servers people hardly look at.
> Assuming SElinux provides an important level of real world
> protection, it needs to work in the desktop world.  If SElinux
> is that important it shouldn't be such a hassle that only server
> admins will put up with it.

heh, or better:  Nvidia could fix their driver to not have the security
issues for which selinux is (arguably/rightfully) denying.

-- Rex

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