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From: Steven Sennebogen <ssenne1@×××.edu>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] SELinux support Reiserfs?
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 21:55:50
Message-Id: 435FF9DD.4030905@uic.edu
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] SELinux support Reiserfs? by Chris Smart
I got this from: http://www.livejournal.com/users/james_morris/3580.html
(scroll down to the reiiserfs part)

I don't recall removing anything from genfs_contexts
but add the line
fs_use_xattr reiserfs system_u:object_r:fs_t
to an appropriate place in fs_use let me relabel the file system

Chris Smart wrote:

> Ben Maynard wrote: > >> Hi Chris >> >> If I recall correctly reiserfs isn't support since it doesn't support >> extended attributes or the namespace extensions that selinux requires. >> It has been a few months since I dealt with SELinux though so there may >> be patches available now. >> >> HTH >> >> Ben >> > Thanks Ben, > The kernel shows reiserfs as having some extended attribute support, > but I wasn't sure if it was everything that SELinux needed. > > <*> Reiserfs support > [*] ReiserFS extended attributes > [*] ReiserFS POSIX Access Control Lists > [*] ReiserFS Security Labels > > CONFIG_REISERFS_FS_SECURITY: > Security labels support alternative access control models > implemented by security modules like SELinux. This option > enables an extended attribute handler for file security > labels in the ReiserFS filesystem. > > I guess I'll stick have to research more or go ext3. > > Cheers, > Chris
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