Re: ext3 & xattr

From: Stephen Smalley (sds@private)
Date: Fri May 20 2005 - 12:57:09 PDT

On Fri, 2005-05-20 at 12:57 -0700, Can Sar wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been writing a Linux Security Module and want to save my security 
> labels as an extended attribute. My local file system is ext3 and I 
> have CONFIG_EXT3_FS_XATTR=y in my .config file. Unfortunately all 
> set_xattr calls fail with EOPNOTSUPP, the same goes for setfattr (which 
> returns "Operation not supported"). What else do I need to configure in 
> order for set_xattr to work on ext3?
> Has anyone had any similar problems?


Considered using SELinux?

Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency

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