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Re: partman-crypto: dm-crypt status update

On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 11:42:46PM +0200, David Härdeman wrote:
> On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 11:15:00PM +0200, Jesus Climent wrote:
> >
> >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) 
> functionality works.

Testing with qemu, report follows:

qemu-img create disk.img 2G
wget http://nusquama.org/~max/d-i/crypto/2006-05-14/netboot/mini.iso
qemu -hda disk.img -cdrom mini.iso -boot d

separating the partitions as 32M, 1G and the rest lead several times to the
error in http://www.pumuki.org/~data/di/snapshot1.png with the LVM partition
not being defined.

separating the partitions as 32M, 1.1G and the rest lead to a proper

after reboot, I got an error as shown under

I will take a look at that part (looks like cryptsetup fails) and see if I can

> >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 
> first boot...

Exactly what i meant, but i seem to have some problems describing what my mind

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