[OpenAFS] Can't mount AFS on /afs(22) on redhat EWS 4 client system.

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Thu, 8 Dec 2005 14:54:35 -0500

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Quoting George Cebulka <ghc4@imap.pitt.edu>:

> Derek,
>    I tried a reboot and it didn;t seem to help. I think I may have a 
> couple of things going on here.  1) Is a problem with the SElinux 
> policy and it looks like my install may have a problem.
> The follwoing is from my /var/log/messages file:
> /Dec  8 14:17:22 noc-wks-02 kernel: openafs: no version for 
> "sys_close" found: kernel tainted./
> Dec  8 14:17:22 noc-wks-02 kernel: Found system call table at 
> 0xc0359540 (pattern scan)
> Dec  8 14:17:22 noc-wks-02 kernel: Starting AFS cache scan...found 0 
> non-empty cache files (0%).
> Dec  8 14:17:22 noc-wks-02 kernel: SELinux: initialized (dev afs, 
> type afs), not configured for labeling
> Dec  8 14:17:22 noc-wks-02 kernel: audit(1134069442.629:2): avc:  
> denied  { mount } for  pid=2899 comm="afsd" name="/" dev=afs ino=0 
> scontext=user_u:system_r:initrc_t 
> tcontext=system_u:object_r:unlabeled_t tclass=filesystem
> Dec  8 14:17:23 noc-wks-02 kernel: WARM shutting down of: CB... 
> afs... BkG... CTrunc... AFSDB... RxEvent... UnmaskRxkSignals... 
> RxListener...

Yep, looks like an SELinux configuration problem.  You'll have to
fix this yourself.  Are you using a premade selinux policy or
did you create one yourself?  If this is the default policy
then we'll need to work on this with Red Hat.  If this is your
own policy, then you did it to yourself ;)


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