oh no something has gone wrong ... :( f16 beta

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at redhat.com
Thu Oct 6 13:31:49 UTC 2011


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On 10/05/2011 07:19 PM, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> 
> 
> --- On Wed, 10/5/11, Daniel J Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com> wrote:
> 
>> From: Daniel J Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com>
>> Subject: Re: oh no something has gone wrong ... :( f16 beta
>> To: "For testing and quality assurance of Fedora releases" <test at lists.fedoraproject.org>
>> Cc: "Antonio Olivares" <olivares14031 at yahoo.com>
>> Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 6:32 AM
> On 10/04/2011 09:24 PM, Antonio Olivares wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --- On Tue, 10/4/11, Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 at yahoo.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> From: Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: oh no
>>>>> something has gone wrong ... :( f16 beta To:
> "fedora-test-list"
>>>>> <test at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011,
>>>>> 5:58 PM Dear Folks,
>>>>>
>>>>> as the title says, I downloaded and installed from
> live cd Live
>>>>> F16 Beta.  It worked fine.  I tried to
> update it(via yum to get
>>>>> lastest sources), and while the screen was locking
> to ask for
>>>>> password, the system was in the middle of getting
> all the
>>>>> updates, and it jumped out ...
>>>>>
>>>>> oh no something has gone wrong,.... and it cycled
> back and forth.
>>>>> I tried to log into level 3, but with the systemd
> stuff, and the
>>>>> inexperience there, I managed to type a 3 at the
> end of the new
>>>>> grub2 menu :(, I ran yum-complete-transaction and
> it busted with
>>>>> too many duplicates.   I am trying
> again to get the updates
>>>>> again, but will post back as soon as I have
> something in
>>>>> concrete.
>>>>>
>>>>> This is on a machine that was running F15 with
> gnome 3 with no
>>>>> problems using nouveau driver.
>>>>>
>>>>> I also report that I got a selinux error(avc) when
> I was 
>>>>> installing I tried to click on the avc but it did
> not run, so I
>>>>> do not know what it was, but I will try to install
> on another
>>>>> machine and see what I get there?
>>>>>
>>>>> Hope to get more information than a simple "Oh no
> something has
>>>>> gone wrong" :(
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> Antonio --
>>>>
>>>> I am back and on that machine, it is working now, but
> I went into
>>>> level 3  Here is smolt profile in case it can be
> helpful/needed
>>>>
>>>> http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_8098bdaf-4099-4b56-8b2f-ca6ae66633f8
>>>>
>>>>   If you need more information please let me
> know.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Antonio
> 
> 
> 
> Could you send me the output of
> ausearch -m avc
> 
> If audit is not running send me
> 
> grep avc /var/log/messages
> 
> 
>>
> 
> [students at localhost ~]$ su -
> Password: 
> [root at localhost ~]# ausearch -m avc
> ----
> time->Tue Oct 4 19:58:30 2011 type=SYSCALL
> msg=audit(1317776310.816:77): arch=c000003e syscall=189
success=no exit=-22 a0=bb1ce30 a1=7fd0a4e0123b a2=bb3afe0 a3=24
items=0 ppid=1367 pid=1427 auid=1000 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0
egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=pts0 ses=1 comm="yum" exe="/usr/bin/python"
subj=unconfined_u:system_r:rpm_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)
> type=AVC msg=audit(1317776310.816:77): avc: denied { mac_admin }
> for
pid=1427 comm="yum" capability=33
scontext=unconfined_u:system_r:rpm_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
tcontext=unconfined_u:system_r:rpm_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tclass=capability2
> [root at localhost ~]# service auditd status
> Redirecting to /bin/systemctl  status auditd.service
> auditd.service - Security Auditing Service
> 	  Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/auditd.service; enabled)
> 	  Active: active (running) since Tue, 04 Oct 2011 20:21:01 -0500; 21h ago
> 	 Process: 910 ExecStartPost=/sbin/auditctl -R /etc/audit/audit.rules (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
> 	Main PID: 906 (auditd)
> 	  CGroup: name=systemd:/system/auditd.service
> 		  ├ 906 /sbin/auditd -n
> 		  ├ 946 /sbin/audispd
> 		  └ 948 /usr/sbin/sedispatch
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Antonio

Strange, mac_admin means that yum/rpm tried to write a label to the
system that the kernel did not understand.  But this would not cause
your gnome-shell problem.
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