Digital camera problem

Gerry Tool gstool at
Fri Apr 7 12:48:17 UTC 2006

Aad Rijnberg wrote:
> Hello,
> since a week I have installed FC5; everything works OK, but today I was trying 
> to upload some pictures on my digital camera via USB to the PC and the 
> connection could not be established. I suspect SELinux.
> I use Digikam for photo management, and did auto detection of the camera  
> which succeeded to make the proper selection (Canon PowerShot 510 (normal 
> mode) ). This means that it can connect to the camera somehow. When I then 
> selected the camera (via Camera->Canon PowerShot 510 (normal mode)) to get a 
> window with thumbnails it came up with a message :
> "Failed to connect to camera. Please make sure its connected properly and 
> turned on. Would you like to try again?"
> I looked in /var/log/messages, and came across the following line:
> Apr  7 13:25:47 localhost kernel: audit(1144409147.815:368): avc:  denied  
> { search } for  pid=2897 comm="cat" name="console" dev=dm-4 ino=393220 
> scontext=system_u:system_r:hald_t:s0 
> tcontext=system_u:object_r:pam_var_console_t:s0 tclass=dir
> Any suggestions?
> Aad
Have you tried to use System > Administration > Security Level and 
Firewall to set SELinux permissive?

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