Fedora 14 NTP and SELinux

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 07:15:23 UTC 2010

On 11/29/2010 11:55 AM, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 1:05 AM, Rahul Sundaram  wrote:
>> Hi
>> Read a couple of reviews and blog posts mentioning this,  if you use ntp
>> via firstboot in Fedora 14 and you login, you get SELinux warnings on
>> login.  I tried testing this in a vm and this is very much reproducible
>> and is such a jarring user experience.  What can we do to avoid these
>> class of problems for the next release?
> Not having so many fedora developers, testers, and redhat staff
> running with selinux in disabled/in permissive mode would be a good
> start.

That's a bit of chicken and egg problem. 

> Can you link to the reviews?  I'm pretty sure I enabled ntp in first
> boot on all the systems I've installed F14 on and I don't recall
> seeing alerts on the first login— and it's something I would have
> reported if I noticed it.

I don't have all of them but here are a few links





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