F16--Something went wrong in Gnome...

Antonio M antonio.montagnani at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 15:58:09 UTC 2011

2011/11/9 Niels Weber <nathelbiya at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I have a similar issue.
> 2011/11/9 Daniel J Walsh <dwalsh at redhat.com>:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> On 11/08/2011 07:15 PM, Joe Zeff wrote:
>>> On 11/08/2011 04:10 PM, antonio montagnani wrote:
>>>> I rebooted disabling Selinux on the command line and I could use
>>>> Gnome, then I restarted and system relabeled all files and I
>>>> could login in Gnome. No idea what was going on, but that's it
>>> I'm glad you found it.  The reason I asked was that I've seen
>>> people blame SELinux for random problems so often without the
>>> slightest evidence that it's involved that I tend to be skeptical
>>> about such claims unless there are alerts.  BTW, when you were
>>> using KDE did you check the troubleshooter for alerts?  I'm not
>>> sure if they'd still be there at this point, but it would be nice
>>> to know if there were any and what they were.
>> If you have a problem with SELinux please boot in permissive mode and
>> not disabled, to report what SELinux is complaining about.  That way
>> we can figure out what the problem is and hopefully fix it for others.
>>  Usually it is a minor labeling problem.  If you turn SELinux back on,
>> the system should relabel itself, and the problem will be fixed.
> the login screen didn't work, switching to runlevel 3 and startx worked though.
> Setting selinux to permissive allowed the login screen to run.
> Relabelling the file system didn't help at all.
>> If you still have the auditlogs availabel could you email me the
>> compressed output of
>> ausearch -m avc
> There is nothing in the timeframe in the output.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
>    Niels
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Are you sure to have relabeled ?? or did you switch from permissive to
Just to clear

Antonio Montagnani
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