sysklogd problem with grsec

Robert Connolly robert at
Mon Dec 24 03:48:27 PST 2007

On Monday December 24 2007 06:28:22 am Jaap Struyk wrote:
> Hello,
> Yust got the glibc-2.6 version up and running for testing but sysklogd
> refuses due to grsec:
> denied writing FIFO /tmp/kmsg of 17.17 by /bin/dd[dd:1407] uid/euid:0/0
> gid/egid:0/0, parent /sbin/init[init:1] uid/euid:0/0 gid/egid:0/0
> I got all my *tmp's symlinked to /tmp wich is on tmpfs is there a way to
> solve this?
This could be the CONFIG_GRKERNSEC_FIFO option. It's sysctl 
is "fifo_restrictions". Try disabling it, and let me know please.

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