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Re: no root file system after encryption

On 05/04/2015 11:02 AM, Juha Heinanen wrote:
I'm trying to install debian jessie with three partitions: /boot, /, and
swap.  i'm able to create and encrypt the partitions fine, but when I
then try to changes to disk, installer complains:
   No root file system defined, please correct this from partitioning menu.
The second partition had / as its mount point before the encryption.
Why was it lost?  What is the correct procedure to create the encrypted
Also, looks like it is not possible to correct anything from
partitioning menu because of the encryption.

This video shows creating an unencrypted /boot partition and an encrypted partition with LVM with swap and root:


Briefly -- to obtain encrypted file systems, the process is to create partitions, mark them as encrypted volumes, configure the encrypted volumes, and then put LVM and/or file systems into the encrypted volumes.


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