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Re: selinux and debian squeeze 9.5

On Sat 03 Nov 2018 at 18:04:49 -0400, John Jasen wrote:

> For some reason, my attempts at enabling SELinux on a squeeze system
> just aren't taking.
> As I understand it, the following steps are required:
> a) installing selinux-policy-default and dependencies
> b) editing /etc/selinux/config to select default policy and permissive
> or enforcing.
> c) adding security=selinux to the grub boot line.
> d) ensuring the filesystem selinux contexts are relabeled on reboot
> (touch /.autorelabel)
> However, for one particular test system, when it comes back up, SELinux
> is disabled, and dmesg does not show SELinux in the kernel option line.
> I feel like I'm missing something obvious, here.

squeeze! You could be very lucky and someone with the same outdated,
no longer supported distribution and experiencing the same problem
comes along. I wouldn't count on it though.

> Any suggestions?

The obvious.


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