mounting new larger /var partition disables system logger
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Tue Dec 14 00:05:40 UTC 2004
Am Di, den 14.12.2004 schrieb David Barnsdale um 0:22:
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> When I boot up FC3 logs fail to start
> It outputs the message:
> Starting system logger [FAILED]
> Probable cause:
> Apt needed a larger /var partition so
> 1) I rebooted as FC2
I guess FC2 is installed in parallel.
> 2) created a new partition with parted:
> mkpart logical <start> <end>
> 3)used mkfs to make it an ext3 partition
> 4)used e2label to set the label
> 5)copied the contents of the old /var to the new:
> rsync -av <source> <dest>
> Initially I changed the label of the /var partition
> in fstab to the new label I'd given the new var partition.
> I've tried changing fstab back to how
> it was and changing the label of the new /var partition
> but this had no effect.
> if I run mount -l I get this for the partition:
> /dev/hda14 on /var type ext3 (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev) [/var]
> the logger for mysql works fine
I assume you SELinux is the cause. Run
restorecon -R /var
See http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/selinux-faq-fc3/ for further hints.
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