More on initramfs and SELinux

With the upcoming udev version not supporting separate /usr locations unless you boot with an initramfs, we are now starting to document how to create an initramfs to boot with. After all, systems with a separate /usr are not that uncommon.

As I've blogged about before, getting an initramfs to …

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Hunting fuser

I am able to work on Gentoo and SELinux about one hour per day. It's more in total time, but being a bit exhausted makes me act a bit more slowly which boils down to about one hour per day. And one hour per day isn't bad, you're able to …

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Introducing 2.20120215 policies

A few weeks after being released, we now have the 20120215-based policies available for our users (and also the newer userspace utilities). The packages currently reside in the hardened-dev overlay as they will need to see sufficient testing before we merge those to the main tree. For most users, nothing …

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This months' stabilization done, more to come

A small notification to tell you that the SELinux policies that were pushed to the main tree 30 days (or more) ago have now been stabilized (none of them introduced problems, although some of them have other bugs still open which are either fixed in \~arch or will be fixed …

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Unix domain sockets are files

Probably not a first for many seasoned Linux administrators, and probably not correct accordingly to more advanced users than myself, but I just found out that Unix domain sockets are files. Even when they're not.

I have been looking at a weird SELinux denial I had occuring on my system …

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Gentoo WiKi & Knowledge Base

I have been playing with the Gentoo Wiki the last few days and am very impressed with the work that both the wiki teams as well as existing contributors have already done to the place. The look and feel is very slick and editing works just as expected. One of …

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