Container fails to run when using non-default docker root directory and overlayfs

Solution Verified - Updated -


The docker 'run' command is failing with an error message if selinux is set to 'enforcing' mode. The same command runs as expected, if selinux is set to 'permissive' mode.

docker run --rm bash
bash: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: Permission denied


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host
  • docker

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