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Bug 1374334 - selinux prevents gnome-disks from working
Summary: selinux prevents gnome-disks from working
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1375156
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: selinux-policy
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miroslav Grepl
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: F25FinalBlocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-09-08 13:10 UTC by pavel raur
Modified: 2016-09-14 14:04 UTC (History)
16 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-09-14 14:04:39 UTC
Type: Bug

Attachments (Terms of Use)
disks error picture (105.04 KB, image/x-xcf)
2016-09-08 13:10 UTC, pavel raur
no flags Details
journalctl (6.70 KB, text/plain)
2016-09-08 13:11 UTC, pavel raur
no flags Details
packages on my pc (48.11 KB, text/plain)
2016-09-08 13:12 UTC, pavel raur
no flags Details
journal during gnome-disks operation (39.74 KB, text/plain)
2016-09-13 07:42 UTC, pavel raur
no flags Details

Description pavel raur 2016-09-08 13:10:28 UTC
Created attachment 1199080 [details]
disks error picture

Description of problem:
Gnome-disk-utility can't setup FAT and NTFS partition after formatting.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start gnome-disk-utility
2.format disk
3.create FAT or NTFS partition on it

Actual results:
an error window will come up (picture in attachment)

Expected results:
selected partition type should by created on the disk

Additional info:

Comment 1 pavel raur 2016-09-08 13:11:26 UTC
Created attachment 1199081 [details]

Comment 2 pavel raur 2016-09-08 13:12:02 UTC
Created attachment 1199090 [details]
packages on my pc

Comment 3 Fedora Blocker Bugs Application 2016-09-08 13:19:11 UTC
Proposed as a Blocker for 25-beta by Fedora user me2 using the blocker tracking app because:

 Violates final release criteria:

Default application functionality 

All applications that can be launched using the standard graphical mechanism of a release-blocking desktop after a default installation of that desktop must start successfully and withstand a basic functionality test.

All applications installed by default in Fedora Workstation must comply with each MUST and MUST NOT guideline in the Applications and Launchers policy.

Comment 4 Michael Catanzaro 2016-09-10 03:19:16 UTC
This is too niche to be a release blocker. If Disks couldn't show partition tables at all or just failed to start, that's the sort of basic functionality that would be a release blocker.

Anyway, the error is being returned by udisks_block_call_format_finish, so let's see what the udisks (storaged) developers think of it.

Comment 5 Chris Murphy 2016-09-10 18:15:31 UTC
Has udisksd mounted any file system on the drive having its partition table changed? At the time of the error message what you do get for 'cat /proc/mounts'? And then also what do you get if you issue 'partprobe' on the command line?

Comment 6 Chris Murphy 2016-09-11 19:53:52 UTC
sfdisk exits with status 1, fails to re-read the partition table because device or resource is busy. Could be bug 1371761.

Comment 7 Tomas Smetana 2016-09-12 10:14:28 UTC
I don't have an environment for testing this at hand right now... However: there are quite suspicious AVC denials in the log too. Are you sure they're not related?

Comment 8 Geoffrey Marr 2016-09-13 01:57:45 UTC
Discussed during the 2016-09-12 blocker review meeting: [1]

The decision to delay the classification of this as a bug was made as we believe it may have been fixed, so we will delay the decision to re-test and clarify the report.


Comment 9 pavel raur 2016-09-13 07:41:16 UTC
With fully upddated fedora 25 disk works if you disable selinux, so its a problem in selinux. Attaching journal while formatting a flash drive and creating a partition with enforcing=0.


Comment 10 pavel raur 2016-09-13 07:42:04 UTC
Created attachment 1200376 [details]
journal during gnome-disks operation

Comment 11 Tomas Smetana 2016-09-14 14:04:39 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1375156 ***

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