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Re: Boot without initrd when using full-disk encryption


Arthur Machlas a écrit :
> I've built kernels without an initrd a number of times, but never
> before on a system with full-desk encryption. When installing Squeeze
> on a laptop I used the assisted setup and created a ful-disk
> encryption setup, that has a separate /boot partition, the rest of the
> disk LVM and whatever encryption type is standard.
> Now that I'm tweaking my kernel, I'm wondering if there are any
> special extra steps to be concerned about, beyond merely building in
> the modules for LVM and luks or what-not.

AFAIK, userland tools are required in order to mount LVM or encrypted
volumes. So if the root filesystem is on LVM or encrypted, an initramfs
is required.

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