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OL8.8 -> 8.9 dnf upgrade error: Plugin selinux: hook fsm_file_prepare failed (since this mornig)

edited Feb 15, 2024 10:06PM in Linux Operating System (MOSC) 22 commentsAnswered


Clean minimal install of an 8.8 image. Ran dnf upgrade


Try to install an extra package

dnf install at

Running transaction

 Preparing    :                                                                         1/1

 Installing    : at-3.1.20-12.el8.x86_64                                                             1/1

error: lsetfilecon: (-1 atq;65bcabe8, system_u:object_r:bin_t:s0) No such file or directory

error: Plugin selinux: hook fsm_file_prepare failed

Error unpacking rpm package at-3.1.20-12.el8.x86_64

 Verifying    : at-3.1.20-12.el8.x86_64                                                             1/1



Error: Transaction failed

reboot server ->

 ssh x.x.x.x

Bad packet length 2944097320.

ssh_dispatch_run_fatal: Connection to x.x.x.x port 22: Connection corrupted

This is something we test daily (automated) and since this morning this is happening

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