F16--Something went wrong in Gnome...

Niels Weber nathelbiya at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 16:22:23 UTC 2011

2011/11/9 Antonio M <antonio.montagnani at gmail.com>:
> 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
> targeted???
> Just to clear

I did a
touch /.autorelabel
and rebooted.
I think it said something about rebuilding the targeted setup and it
took quite some time.


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