[rsbac] Boot problem with RSBAC

Sheplyakov Alexei varg at thsun1.jinr.ru
Sat Oct 18 17:00:51 MEST 2003

On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 11:23:01AM +0200, Patrique Wolfrum wrote:

> Hello,
> I have the following problem, which often occures when the server is 
> restarted or sometimes after kernel recompilations:
> rsbac_init(): Started rsbacd thread with pid 16
> rsbac_init(): Ready
> VFS: Mounted root (ext 3 filesystem) read only.
> rsbac_init(): rsbac already initialized
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 136k freed
> INIT: version 2.82 booting
> rsbac_get_attr(): auto-mounting device 00:05
> rsbac_acl_get_single_right(): Could not lookup device !
> rsbac_acl_check_right(): rsbac_acl_get_single_right() returned error 
> rsbac_adf_request(): request CLOSE, pid 19, ppid 18, prog_name boot, uid 
> 0, target_type FIFO, tid Device 00:05 Inode 22 pipe:\[22], attr, value 
> 0, result NOT_GRANTED by ACL
> filp_close() [sys_close]: ADF-call returned NOT GRANTED
> I use SUSE 8.2 as distribution, installed on a RAID-5 consisting of 3 
> 146 GB SCSI-320 drives. The RAID-5 controller is a ServeRaid 5i from 
> IBM, which is correctly recognized by Suse. The mounting-table looks 
> like this:
> /dev/sda12 on / type ext3 (rw)
> proc on /proc type proc (rw)
> devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,mode=0620,gid=5)
> /dev/sda1 on /boot type ext3 (rw)
> /dev/sda8 on /home type ext3 (rw)
> /dev/sda7 on /opt type ext3 (rw)
> /dev/sda5 on /server type ext3 (rw)
> /dev/sda9 on /src type ext3 (rw)
> /dev/sda6 on /usr type ext3 (rw)
> /dev/sda10 on /var type ext3 (rw)
> shmfs on /dev/shm type shm (rw)

RSBAC'-ed kernel (rsbac-v1.2.2) seems to dislike separate /boot partition.
Moving /boot into root filesystem fix this problem.
I've seen several similar reports in Russian RSBAC mailing list.

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