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Re: Make fully encrypted disk without LVM during install

If you only encrypt the disk, the default (at least on the squeeze
netinstall disk) is to create a large ext3 partition. Then you don't
have an lvm partition...


On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 3:27 AM, J.A. de Vries <hdv.jadev@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I plan on installing testing on a brand new disk later this week. Last time I
> did this I just followed the options the installer offered and ended up with a
> perfectly fine system on a fully encrypted disk using LVM.
> This time I need my disk to be easily portable, so I prefer to have a fully
> encrypted disk without LVM. Not that LVM is a problem in itself, but I could
> do without the hassle it brings with it when you want to mount that disk on
> another system where that system will not boot from it. I know it can be done
> even with LVM, but in this case it is more of a bother than a help because I
> am quite sure I won't need to resize the partitions.
> Is there some combination of options in the installer that supports this
> choice? If there is I am propbably very dense today, because I can't seem to
> find it. I'd really appreciate it if someone could give me some pointers in the
> right direction.
> Grx HdV
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