[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: systemd - suggestions for the next version

On Mon, 2014-11-03 at 15:36 +0100, Hans wrote:
> Dear maintainers, 
> I am running jessie with systemd. As I am using a construction other people 
> might also use, please allow me to suggest some things, you should implement 
> into systemd.
> My system has /, /boot, /home, /usr and /var on seperated partitions.
> The partitions /home, /usr and /var are luks-encrypted.
> As this profile, the follwing things should be implemented or at least 
> considered (regarded?) in systemd before the release of jessie:
> - systemd should started, AFTER /usr is decrypted
> - systemd should be started AFTER /usr is mounted

This was implemented in initramfs-tools 0.117.  This is not yet in
jessie as these changes led to some serious regressions that have not
all been fixed.  But I think we will have this working soon and get it
into jessie.

> - systemd should be started AFTER an USB-stick, which contains a decryption 
> key for the partitions is mounted and the decrypt-key for /usr (and maybe 
> other partitions) is read and decrypted the needed partitions.

I don't know whether this works.


Ben Hutchings
Power corrupts.  Absolute power is kind of neat.
                           - John Lehman, Secretary of the US Navy 1981-1987

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Reply to: