[pkg-cryptsetup-devel] Bug#481104: [Pkg-cryptsetup-devel] /usr/sbin/update-initramfs: update-initramfs edits /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/cryptroot
gpall at ccf.auth.gr
Wed Jul 9 18:51:22 UTC 2008
David Härdeman wrote:
> On Wed, July 9, 2008 10:51, Giorgos D. Pallas wrote:
>> David Härdeman wrote:
>>> ... (why do you have a cryptroot file by the way? It's supposed
>>> to be a cryptsetup internal config file)
>> If I understood your question well, my answer is this: I have
>> /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/*cryptroot containing the line:
>> because I have my root partition sitting on LVM, which sits on LUKS. So,
>> somehow the initrd image must know that it has to find a LUKS partition
>> and ask me for its passphrase.
>> I hope I'm not talking nonsense. When I tried to set up encrypted root
>> partition, I used googling, a bit hacking and imagination. So, there is
>> the possibility that an easier method eludes me.
> Yes, the "correct" method would be to create a /etc/crypttab file with the
> mapping for your root device. See the documentation in
> /usr/share/doc/cryptsetup for details on how to do that.
> Once a proper crypttab is setup, cryptsetup will automagically generate
> initramfs config files for you.
Not to my surprise, you were right :-)
I just deleted the /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/cryptroot file, and run
again update-initramfs -u. Laptop boots fine. Btw, I already had
/etc/crypttab correctly configured, so it seems that the cryptroot file
So, probably the bug has to be closed since it was a consequence of a
wrong practice, if I got it right.
Thanks for all,
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