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Re: Grub2 plain dm-crypt support

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Grub2 plain dm-crypt support
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:39:22 +0300

В Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:43:02 +0000
John Lane <address@hidden> пишет:

> On 09/11/14 19:31, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
> > Only the last commit which adds plain dm-crypt support is relevant.
> > And it is pretty much independent of the rest of grub. 
> I checked it out and tried unsuccessfully to build due to errors. I
> tried building branch merged into master and then I tried building
> "peter/devmapper" (I needed to cherry-pick commit
> fd0df6d098b1e6a4f60275c48a3ec88d15ba1fbb into the branch). Both builds
> ultimately failed with the same errors shown below.

Sorry meant to answer earlier. Yes, apparently it was work in progress
that probably never compiled. Somebody would need to clean it up. If
you manage it, send a patch so branch can be updated.

> >
> > But the main problem as I see it is to identify disk that is needed.
> > LUKS is self identifying (you have UUID to find LUKS partition). But
> > how do you propose to search for partition containing plain dm-crypt?
> >
> I haven't got to the point where I've given this any thought beyond the
> fact that I know that (hd1,1) needs unlocking by plain dm-crypt.

You realize that hd1 is not guaranteed to always remain hd1 after

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