[Gllug] Problem with encrypted Debian root.

Andrew Back andrew at osmosoft.com
Fri Jul 16 10:09:45 UTC 2010

On 15 July 2010 17:47, David Damerell <damerell at chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> On Thursday, 15 Jul 2010, Andrew Back wrote:
>>title           Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.26-2-686
>>root            (hd0,1)
>>kernel          /vmlinuz-2.6.26-2-686 root=/dev/mapper/mosschops-root ro
>>initrd          /initrd.img-2.6.26-2-686
>>It prompts me for a passphrase and boots as expected. I only have one
>>kernel version installed, and this and the corresponding initrd.img
>>are versioned and in /boot (not root as the above entry, which works,
>>suggests), and with vmlinuz and initrd.img links in /.
> Are you sure hd0,1 is what you think it is? (Is /boot a separate
> partition?)

/dev/sda1 is a luks partition with LVM on top and LVs for an ext3 root
and for swap. /dev/sda2 is /boot and simply ext3.



Andrew Back
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