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Bug#976112: Overwriting with random data message truncated


Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 09, 2021 at 04:02:00PM +0100, Holger Wansing wrote:
> >Hmm, I wonder why the text is truncated at all...
> >
> >The whole text from the template file looks like this:
> >"The installer is now overwriting ${DEVICE} with random data to prevent 
> >meta-information leaks from the encrypted volume. This step may be skipped 
> >by cancelling this action, albeit at the expense of a slight reduction of the 
> >quality of the encryption."
> >
> >So I guess the suggested shortage does not fix the whole problem, and I
> >would not consider changing the template in this situation.
> Nod. I've just checked in the text installer and the text there is
> displayed in full. This is something specific to the graphical
> installer. I'm genuinely not sure what's going on here. :-/

How did you reproduce that issue?
Is this specific to partitioning NVMe devices (as can be understood from the OP)?


Holger Wansing <hwansing@mailbox.org>
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