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Re: creation of encrypted lvm, suggestions please

On Wed, 06 Oct 2010 09:20:09 +0300
Γιώργος Πάλλας <gpall@ccf.auth.gr> wrote:

> On 10/06/2010 08:17 AM, vishnu vardhan wrote:
> >
> > [3] "volume group "volume group name" not found". eventhough i am able
> > to access the partitions, at the boot time it is showing the above
> > message. can i assume the partition scheme is correct ?
> You mean that you see that as the very first message after grub? That
> is, you see this message before you are asked for the passphrase? If
> yes, it is normal. For some reason debian looks for the volume groups
> even before unlocking the LUKS partition and of course fails. After
> entering the passphrase, it looks again.
> I have once entered a bug report for this, as well as for the red letter
> fail when such a machine shuts down because it cannot close the logical
> volume which contains the root filesystem. Both were answered that's the
> way its supposed to work...

Yep.  I, too, have noticed both these things, and find them a bit
annoying, especially the latter, which is an issue with any root FS on
LVM, even if it's not encrypted.

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