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Appendix D. SELinux General Types

This appendix includes several tables describing SELinux general types: types that tend to be referenced by multiple domains. The types shown in Tables 1 through 5 are those present in the Fedora Core 2 implementation of SELinux. SELinux developers may introduce new types or delete existing types in other SELinux releases.

Table D-1. Device-related types

Type

Description

agp_device_t

AGP video device: /dev/agpgart

apm_bios_t

APM BIOS

clock_device_t

Hardware clock device: /dev/rtc

console_device_t

Console device: /dev/console

cpu_device_t

CPU device: /dev/cpu/*

devfs_control_t

Devfs filesystem.

device_t

Device

devtty_t

tty device

dri_device_t

DRI device: /dev/dri, /dev/dri/.*

event_device_t

Event device: /dev/input/event.*

fixed_disk_device_t

Fixed disk drive

framebuf_device_t

Framebuffer device: /dev/fb[0-9]*

memory_device_t

Memory device: /dev/kmem, /dev/mem, /dev/port, /dev/nvram

misc_device_t

Miscellaneous device (for instance, /dev/sequencer)

mouse_device_t

Mouse

mtrr_device_t

Memory type range register device: /dev/cpu/mtrr

null_device_t

/dev/null

ppp_device_t

/dev/ppp, /dev/pppox, /dev/ippp

random_device_t

Entropy generator: /dev/random

removable_device_t

Device having removable media (for instance, a CD-ROM device)

scanner_device_t

Scanner

scsi_generic_device_t

Generic SCSI device: /dev/sg[0-9]+

sound_device_t

Sound device

tape_device_t

Magnetic tape device ...

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