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Date:	Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:28:12 -0600
From:	Eric Sandeen <>
To:	Christoph Hellwig <>
CC:	Eric Sandeen <>,
	ext4 development <>,
	xfs-oss <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2] xfstests: mount other filesystems with selinux context
 as well

On 1/25/12 3:14 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 03:11:39PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> For some reason, non-xfs filesystems aren't getting mounted with
>> the selinux context; perhaps because none of the xattr tests used
>> to work on anything but xfs?
>> Anyway, 062 fails for extN unless we mount with the fs-wide
>> context.
>> Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <>
>> ---
>> ps: eparis says this should work for NFS as well, let's go for
>> it and if infrequently tested filesystems have trouble we can
>> exclude them as necessary.
> Verifying that assumption isn't hard, please do it.

# mount -t nfs -o context=system_u:object_r:nfs_t:s0 localhost:/mnt/export /mnt/test
# grep /mnt/export /proc/mounts 
localhost:/mnt/export /mnt/test nfs4 rw,context=system_u:object_r:nfs_t:s0,relatime,vers=4,rsize=262144,wsize=262144,namlen=255,hard,proto=tcp,port=0,timeo=600,retrans=2,sec=sys,clientaddr=,minorversion=0,local_lock=none,addr= 0 0

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