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SubjectRe: 2.6.15 Bug? New security model?
* Bernd Schubert (bernd-schubert@gmx.de) wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 February 2006 06:37, John M Flinchbaugh wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 02:31:46PM +1300, Sam Vilain wrote:
> > > Bernd Schubert wrote:
> > > >With 2.6.15:
> > > >bathl:~# touch /var/run/test
> > > >touch: cannot touch `/var/run/test': Permission denied
> > > >With 2.6.13:
> > > >bathl:~# touch /var/run/test
> > > >(No error message)
> > >
> > > Some ideas; ACLs, SELinux, Attributes, Capabilities.
> >
> > lsattr -d /var/run && lsattr /var/run
>
> Indeed, with 2.6.13
>
> bathl:~# lsattr -d /var/run
> lsattr: Inappropriate ioctl for device While reading flags on /var/run
>
> with 2.6.15.3

OK, this has a reiserfs fix for attrs support. Rather than back it
out, I'd like to get the proper fix.

> bathl:~# cat lsatr.out.2.6.15
> --S-ia-AcBZXEj-t- /var/run
>
> After the problem came up, I already suspected something like this and
> therefore already had the kernel recompiled without xattr support, so I
> don't know why lsattr shows something for 2.6.15 and nothing for 2.6.13.

attrs != xattrs

Couple of things:

1) what does 'grep attrs_cleared /proc/fs/reiserfs/on-disk-super' show?

2) does mount -o attrs ... make a difference?

thanks,
-chris
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