Re: Bug#498010: /selinux directory should be created by base-files package
reassign 498010 debian-installer
retitle 498010 mount point /selinux does not exist
On Sat, 6 Sep 2008, Juha Heinanen wrote:
> Package: base-files
> Version: 4.0.5 (lenny)
> When I install Debian Lenny using image
> and then, at the point, where installation asks "Choose software to
> install", I don't choose anything, I get error message
> mount failed for selinuxfs on /selinux: no such file or directory
> when Lenny reboots itself after installation.
> I have been told that the way get rid of the error message is to create
> /selinux directory. In my opinion either that directory should have
> been created by base-files package or whatever package (I have been told
> policycoreutils) that would create the directory should have already
> been installed at the point where installation asks "Choose software to
I fully agree that the user should never have to create the directory
by hand, but as far as selinux is something which may be disabled, it
would be better to create /selinux in whatever selinux package is
installed, not in base-files, which is essential.
Please reassign as appropriate.