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On Fri, April 13, 2007 0:55, Matt Willsher said:
> I too have had this problem under Etch stable - thankfully Stephen
> has done the work in finding a work around :)

I'm not sure exactly what problem you refer to, but if it is incomplete
cryptoroot configuration when using a combination of RAID and crypto (as
your setup detailed below), then that is a known problem which is
documented in the errata and at

It will be fixed in the Lenny version of the installer sometime in the

> My disk setup is as follows, all done through partman while running
> the installer in expert mode:
> /dev/hda1 \
> /dev/hdb1 |- /dev/md0 -> /boot
> /dev/hdc1 /
> /dev/hda2 \
> /dev/hdb2 |- /dev/md1 -> encrypted -> msdos partition -> LVM -> 3 lvs
> (root,var,swap)
> /dev/hdc2 /
> File systems are all ext3
> Regarding the lvm locking, the same also seems to be true for MD
> devices - if you delete the partition tables out the RAID devices
> still show and if then new partitions are added, when it comes to
> creating the new MD devices, it is using the old partition table,
> necessitating a reboot to restart the installer.

Ok, I'll take a look at this when I look at the same situation for

David Härdeman

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