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Re: why are there /bin and /usr/bin...

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 04:47:04PM +0200, Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote:
> Yes, because the initr makes only the root-fs available,... and
> perhaps resume devices. But not things like encrpyted /usr, etc.
> pp.

This argument is somewhat circular, in that the machine from which
I'm typing this message has /usr as part of the / filesystem, all of
which is LUKS encrypted, and the generic Debian initrd is handling
it just fine. Some built-in logic to look for a keyfile on
removeable media when decrypting / would be a nice addition, but at
least there are scripts available which make this fairly easy to
enable manually.
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