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From: Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov>
To: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>
Subject: Re: [bisected] Re: [bug] networking broke, ssh: connect to port 22: Protocol error
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 08:55:00 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1202306100.27371.118.camel@moss-spartans.epoch.ncsc.mil> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080206133506.GA21202@elte.hu>


On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 14:35 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> wrote:
> 
> > yeah, although various other upstream breakages prevented real long 
> > randconfig series in the past 2-3 days. I'd say it's either in this 
> > pull from your tree:
> 
> ok, i have bisected it down but the result made no sense, so i 
> double-checked it and noticed that the .config mutated during the test.
> 
> the diff below is the diff between the 'good' and 'bad' .config, with 
> this notable detail:
> 
>  @@ -2336,7 +2350,7 @@ CONFIG_SECURITY_NETWORK=y
>   CONFIG_SECURITY_CAPABILITIES=y
>   # CONFIG_SECURITY_FILE_CAPABILITIES is not set
>   # CONFIG_SECURITY_ROOTPLUG is not set
>  -# CONFIG_SECURITY_SMACK is not set
>  +CONFIG_SECURITY_SMACK=y
>   CONFIG_XOR_BLOCKS=m
>   CONFIG_ASYNC_CORE=m
>   CONFIG_ASYNC_MEMCPY=m
> 
> so i disabled CONFIG_SECURITY_SMACK, and viola, just 2 hours of hard 
> work later networking works on my testbox again :-/
> 
> And we have this 1 day old commit:
> 
>   commit e114e473771c848c3cfec05f0123e70f1cdbdc99
>   Author: Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>
>   Date:   Mon Feb 4 22:29:50 2008 -0800
> 
>       Smack: Simplified Mandatory Access Control Kernel
> 
> that adds SMACK.
> 
> So unlike some other security modules like SELINUX, enabling SMACK 
> breaks un-aware userspace and breaks TCP networking?
> 
> I dont think that's expected behavior - and i'd definitely like to 
> enable SMACK in automated tests to check for regressions, etc.

It is expected behavior for Smack due to default use of CIPSO for packet
labeling, see:
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/10/14/210

> 	Ingo
> 
> --- .config.good	2008-02-06 14:13:35.000000000 +0100
> +++ .config.bad	2008-02-06 14:17:28.000000000 +0100
> @@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
>  #
>  # Automatically generated make config: don't edit
>  # Linux kernel version: 2.6.24
> -# Wed Feb  6 14:11:27 2008
> +# Wed Feb  6 14:15:22 2008
>  #
>  # CONFIG_64BIT is not set
>  CONFIG_X86_32=y
> @@ -94,15 +94,16 @@ CONFIG_FUTEX=y
>  CONFIG_ANON_INODES=y
>  # CONFIG_EPOLL is not set
>  CONFIG_SIGNALFD=y
> -CONFIG_TIMERFD=y
> +# CONFIG_TIMERFD is not set
>  CONFIG_EVENTFD=y
>  # CONFIG_SHMEM is not set
>  # CONFIG_VM_EVENT_COUNTERS is not set
>  # CONFIG_SLAB is not set
>  # CONFIG_SLUB is not set
>  CONFIG_SLOB=y
> -# CONFIG_PROFILING is not set
> +CONFIG_PROFILING=y
>  # CONFIG_MARKERS is not set
> +CONFIG_OPROFILE=y
>  CONFIG_HAVE_OPROFILE=y
>  # CONFIG_KPROBES is not set
>  CONFIG_HAVE_KPROBES=y
> @@ -691,7 +692,7 @@ CONFIG_MAC80211_RC_DEFAULT=""
>  # CONFIG_MAC80211_RC_PID is not set
>  # CONFIG_MAC80211_RC_SIMPLE is not set
>  # CONFIG_MAC80211_DEBUGFS is not set
> -# CONFIG_MAC80211_DEBUG_PACKET_ALIGNMENT is not set
> +CONFIG_MAC80211_DEBUG_PACKET_ALIGNMENT=y
>  # CONFIG_MAC80211_DEBUG is not set
>  CONFIG_IEEE80211=m
>  # CONFIG_IEEE80211_DEBUG is not set
> @@ -744,6 +745,7 @@ CONFIG_CDROM_PKTCDVD=y
>  CONFIG_CDROM_PKTCDVD_BUFFERS=8
>  CONFIG_CDROM_PKTCDVD_WCACHE=y
>  CONFIG_ATA_OVER_ETH=y
> +CONFIG_VIRTIO_BLK=y
>  # CONFIG_MISC_DEVICES is not set
>  # CONFIG_IDE is not set
>  
> @@ -796,9 +798,19 @@ CONFIG_BLK_DEV_3W_XXXX_RAID=y
>  CONFIG_SCSI_3W_9XXX=m
>  CONFIG_SCSI_ACARD=y
>  # CONFIG_SCSI_AACRAID is not set
> -# CONFIG_SCSI_AIC7XXX is not set
> -# CONFIG_SCSI_AIC7XXX_OLD is not set
> -# CONFIG_SCSI_AIC79XX is not set
> +CONFIG_SCSI_AIC7XXX=y
> +CONFIG_AIC7XXX_CMDS_PER_DEVICE=32
> +CONFIG_AIC7XXX_RESET_DELAY_MS=5000
> +# CONFIG_AIC7XXX_DEBUG_ENABLE is not set
> +CONFIG_AIC7XXX_DEBUG_MASK=0
> +# CONFIG_AIC7XXX_REG_PRETTY_PRINT is not set
> +CONFIG_SCSI_AIC7XXX_OLD=m
> +CONFIG_SCSI_AIC79XX=y
> +CONFIG_AIC79XX_CMDS_PER_DEVICE=32
> +CONFIG_AIC79XX_RESET_DELAY_MS=5000
> +CONFIG_AIC79XX_DEBUG_ENABLE=y
> +CONFIG_AIC79XX_DEBUG_MASK=0
> +# CONFIG_AIC79XX_REG_PRETTY_PRINT is not set
>  CONFIG_SCSI_AIC94XX=m
>  # CONFIG_AIC94XX_DEBUG is not set
>  CONFIG_SCSI_DPT_I2O=m
> @@ -1181,6 +1193,7 @@ CONFIG_NETCONSOLE=y
>  CONFIG_NETPOLL=y
>  # CONFIG_NETPOLL_TRAP is not set
>  CONFIG_NET_POLL_CONTROLLER=y
> +# CONFIG_VIRTIO_NET is not set
>  CONFIG_ISDN=y
>  # CONFIG_ISDN_I4L is not set
>  # CONFIG_ISDN_CAPI is not set
> @@ -2043,7 +2056,8 @@ CONFIG_INFINIBAND_AMSO1100=m
>  CONFIG_INFINIBAND_AMSO1100_DEBUG=y
>  # CONFIG_INFINIBAND_CXGB3 is not set
>  CONFIG_MLX4_INFINIBAND=m
> -# CONFIG_INFINIBAND_NES is not set
> +CONFIG_INFINIBAND_NES=m
> +CONFIG_INFINIBAND_NES_DEBUG=y
>  CONFIG_INFINIBAND_IPOIB=m
>  CONFIG_INFINIBAND_IPOIB_CM=y
>  CONFIG_INFINIBAND_IPOIB_DEBUG=y
> @@ -2336,7 +2350,7 @@ CONFIG_SECURITY_NETWORK=y
>  CONFIG_SECURITY_CAPABILITIES=y
>  # CONFIG_SECURITY_FILE_CAPABILITIES is not set
>  # CONFIG_SECURITY_ROOTPLUG is not set
> -# CONFIG_SECURITY_SMACK is not set
> +CONFIG_SECURITY_SMACK=y
>  CONFIG_XOR_BLOCKS=m
>  CONFIG_ASYNC_CORE=m
>  CONFIG_ASYNC_MEMCPY=m
> @@ -2396,7 +2410,9 @@ CONFIG_CRYPTO_AUTHENC=y
>  # CONFIG_CRYPTO_HW is not set
>  CONFIG_VIRTUALIZATION=y
>  # CONFIG_LGUEST is not set
> -# CONFIG_VIRTIO_PCI is not set
> +CONFIG_VIRTIO=y
> +CONFIG_VIRTIO_RING=y
> +CONFIG_VIRTIO_PCI=y
>  # CONFIG_VIRTIO_BALLOON is not set
>  
>  #
> 
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Stephen Smalley
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  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-06 13:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-06 11:38 Ingo Molnar
2008-02-06 11:42 ` David Miller
2008-02-06 12:22   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-06 12:32     ` David Miller
2008-02-06 13:11       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-06 13:35         ` [bisected] " Ingo Molnar
2008-02-06 13:55           ` Stephen Smalley [this message]
2008-02-06 15:58           ` Casey Schaufler
2008-02-07 11:44             ` Ingo Molnar

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