On Sat, 2010-06-12 at 12:16 +0200, Winfried Tilanus wrote: > Package: linux-base > Version: 2.6.32-15 > Severity: normal > Tags: squeeze > > > linux-base.postinst fails on loop-aes partitions configured in /etc/fstab like this: > /dev/sda7 /tmp ext3 defaults,loop=/dev/loop5,encryption=AES256,phash=random/1777 0 0 > /dev/sda6 /var ext3 defaults,loop=/dev/loop6,encryption=AES256,gpgkey=/root/masterkey.gpg > > The error comes from tune2fs (Bad magic number in super-block while > trying to open /dev/sda7) on line 1045 of the postinst script. I don't think this is fixable. Since these partitions are encrypted we cannot read the filesystem label or UUID before they are mounted. Note also that loop-aes is not included in squeeze. I strongly recommend you switch to dm-crypt. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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