Re: Make fully encrypted disk without LVM during install
> Far worse: I have a 1TB external drive with a DOS partition table, one
> partition formatted for LVM, with an LVM logical volume on top which is
> part of an md RAID set, inside the RAID device is another LVM PV for a
> different volume group. Your point is correct: it is far from
> user-friendly ☺
Ah, another fellow sufferer!
To us it is a problem we can overcome, but I'd like to present my customer
something that'll be easier to do.
> What environment is available in the system that might need to interpret
> the device? My GNOME desktop can mount LUKS/dm-crypt devices graphically,
> via nautilus (I think using udisks as the back-end but I can't see the
> package dependency relationship)
>  http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/udisks
Thanks. I hand't seen this, yet.
The DE where the disk will be mounted is pure KDE. At the moment version
4.6.3, but they expect to migrite to 4.8 in a couple of weeks.
> If you are using the entire disk and don't anticipate needing to shuffle
> things then there's no point indeed.
That's the case.
Thanks for helping!