WEP support

Daniel teletautala at gmail.com
Wed Dec 27 16:07:23 MST 2006


The SELinux issue is no longer an issue, and still no connectivity.

-Daniel

On 12/22/06, Michael L Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-12-22 at 13:51 -0700, Steve wrote:
> > You have a policy problem by the looks of this part...
> >
> > "Error: 'An SELinux policy prevents this sender from sending
> > this message to this recipient (rejected message had interface
> > "com.redhat.named" member "GetForwarders" error name "(unset)"
> > destination "com.redhat.named")'."
> >
> > Since I am not familiar with the NSA's flavor linux (something about a
> > government distro wierds me out), I cannot tell you how to fix it.
> > But at least now you have a starting point.
>
> Not sure what this has to do with being a government distro...  Pretty
> much all the distros except SuSE are standardizing on the SELinux stuff
> in the kernel.  It's now getting quite workable.
>
> Check the /var/log/messages file for selinux exceptions.  You can then
> use audit2allow on these messages to generate policies that will allow
> this to work.  (Thanks to Mike Halcrow who pointed this out some months
> back).
>
> Michael
>
>
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > On 12/22/06, Daniel <teletautala at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I am having wireless troubles.  I believe it is a WEP problem.
> > > Here is some troubleshooting output.  Sorry so long.  Sorry if unnecessary.
> > >
> > > uname -a produces
> > > Linux localhost 2.6.18-1.2257.fc5 #1 Fri Dec 15 16:06:24 EST 2006 i686
> > > i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> > >
> > > lspci produces
> > > === snip ===
> > > 03:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One
> > > 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02)
> > > === snip ===
> > >
> > > nm-tool produces
> > > === snip ===
> > > - Device: eth1 ----------------------------------------------------------------
> > >   NM Path:           /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/eth1
> > >   Type:              802.11 Wireless
> > >   Driver:            bcm43xx
> > >   Active:            no
> > >   HW Address:        00:16:CE:19:7B:72
> > >
> > >   Capabilities:
> > >     Supported:       yes
> > >     Speed:           11 Mb/s
> > >
> > >   Wireless Settings
> > >     Scanning:        yes
> > >     WEP Encryption:  yes
> > >     WPA Encryption:  yes
> > >     WPA2 Encryption: yes
> > >
> > >   Wireless Networks (* = Current Network)
> > >     ASD:             Infrastructure Mode, Freq 0.000 MHz, Rate 62
> > > Mb/s, Strength 100%, Encrypted (WPA)
> > >     phones:          Infrastructure Mode, Freq 0.000 MHz, Rate 62
> > > Mb/s, Strength 100%
> > >     AlpineDO:        Infrastructure Mode, Freq 0.000 MHz, Rate 62
> > > Mb/s, Strength 100%, Encr
> > > === snip ===
> > >
> > > When I try to start NetworkManager /var/log/messages produces
> > > === snip ===
> > > Dec 22 10:09:08 localhost dbus: avc:  denied  { send_msg } for
> > > msgtype=method_call interface=com.redhat.named member=GetForwarders
> > > dest=com.redhat.named spid=6409 tpid=2906
> > > scontext=user_u:system_r:unconfined_t
> > > tcontext=system_u:system_r:named_t tclass=dbus
> > > Dec 22 10:09:08 localhost NetworkManager: <WARNING>
> > > remove_all_zones_from_named (): Could not get forwarder list from
> > > named.  Error: 'An SELinux policy prevents this sender from sending
> > > this message to this recipient (rejected message had interface
> > > "com.redhat.named" member "GetForwarders" error name "(unset)"
> > > destination "com.redhat.named")'.
> > > Dec 22 10:09:08 localhost dbus: avc:  denied  { send_msg } for
> > > msgtype=method_call interface=com.redhat.named member=SetForwarders
> > > dest=com.redhat.named spid=6409 tpid=2906
> > > scontext=user_u:system_r:unconfined_t
> > > tcontext=system_u:system_r:named_t tclass=dbus
> > > Dec 22 10:09:08 localhost NetworkManager: <WARNING>
> > > add_ip4_config_to_named (): Could not set forwarders for zone '.'.
> > > Error: 'An SELinux policy prevents this sender from sending this
> > > message to this recipient (rejected message had interface
> > > "com.redhat.named" member "SetForwarders" error name "(unset)"
> > > destination "com.redhat.named")'.
> > > === snip ===
> > >
> > > I don't know if this is relavent or not, but I don't get a gui.
> > >
> > > I have kwifimanger working, but when I connect to a visible network I
> > > am not allowed when the AP has WEP enabled.
> > >
> > > I just want my wireless to work.  What do I need to do?
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > -Daniel
> > >
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