Re: partman-crypto: dm-crypt status update
On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 11:15:00PM +0200, Jesus Climent wrote:
On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 09:59:05PM +0200, David Härdeman wrote:
Here's a short status update on the progress of adding dm-crypt support
The support is now at a stage where it is possible to perform a full
crypto-on-root installation and to boot into the newly installed
I am testing it over here in Mexico and seems to work mostly fine (although I
have not been able to complete a single installation for other reasons).
There seems to be a bug somewhere, because sometimes it finds the lvm crypto
partition and sometimes it fails...
Hmm...lvm-on-crypto and crypto-on-lvm is currently untested. It's on my
todo list now that the basic (i.e. crypto on a device like /dev/sda2)
The only known bug so far is that the /target filesystem isn't cleanly
unmounted when it's on an encrypted partition. Any suggestions on where
to start looking?
No idea, but I guess you know that one has to delete the dm accessing the
partition before umounting it, right?
Um, not sure what you mean. If /dev/sda2 is setup via dm-crypt as
/dev/mapper/crypt0 which is in turn mounted as /...then the teardown
order should be first to unmount / and then to remove the crypt0
mapping. Since unmounting / wouldn't work very well, I'd expect it to be
remounted ro, but it doesn't seem to work...ext2fsck complains on the