6.10. Recovering from SELINUX policy failures

If you experience a failed boot after running simp bootstrap with an error that says something along the lines of Failed to load SELINUX policy, freezing, follow these instructions:

  1. Reboot into a rescue shell (instructions on EL8 and EL7). You may need your GRUB password that was set during simp config or set using the simp/simp_grub module.

  2. Reinstall the selinux policy: yum reinstall -y selinux-policy-targeted

  3. Tell the kernel to relabel all files during next boot: touch /.autorelabel

  4. Reboot