I give up! Help on avc message for dev dm-0

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Fri Sep 29 13:49:34 UTC 2006


Gianfranco Durin wrote:
> Paul Howarth wrote:
>> Gianfranco Durin wrote:
>>> Paul Howarth wrote:
>>> In any case, what is dm-0?
>>
>> The first device mapper device, which might be your root filesystem if 
>> you're using LVM or RAID.
>>
> [skip]
> 
> Dear all and Paul,
> today I realized a problem with my dm devices. In fact, fdik -l (see 
> below) says there are no valid partition tables. After the installation 
> of FC5 (which is only 2 weeks ago) I did not make anything about this, I 
> think.
> 
> I guess this problem is related to the avc message (file_t, labelling 
> problem, as Paul says).
> 
> But is there a way to solve?
> 
> Many (^10) thanks for your help
> 
> Gianfranco
> ---------------------------
> Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> 
>    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/sda1   *           1          67      538146    e  W95 FAT16 (LBA)
> /dev/sda2              68          80      104422+  83  Linux
> /dev/sda3              81       30401   243553432+  8e  Linux LVM
> 
> Disk /dev/sdb: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> 
>    Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/sdb1   *           1          67      538146    e  W95 FAT16 (LBA)
> /dev/sdb2              68       30401   243657855   8e  Linux LVM
> 
> Disk /dev/dm-0: 24.6 GB, 24628953088 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2994 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> 
> Disk /dev/dm-0 doesn't contain a valid partition table

This looks to be one of your LVM physical volumes and it's not expected 
to contain a partition table.

We still need to find out which actual file is trying to be accessed 
when you get that AVC.

Paul.




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