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Re: Support for plain dm-crypt and detached LUKS header

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Support for plain dm-crypt and detached LUKS header
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2017 17:48:40 +0300
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11.02.2017 17:37, Xen пишет:
> Andrei Borzenkov schreef op 11-02-2017 15:29:
>> 11.02.2017 17:11, Maxim Fomin пишет:
>>>  I have not found any discussion of the issue.
>> Just search for dm-crypt on grub-devel
>>> Why create separate
>>> module? It appears (I may be wrong) that this functionality can be
>>> provided by existing module.
>>> By the way, why user should configure the module manually? My
>>> understanding is that user should provide all necessary options to the
>>> command (manually or via grub.cfg) which decrypts dm-crypt partition
>>> just like in case of cryptsetup.
>> cryptsetup works with self-identifying containers which dm-crypt is not.
> I take it you mean the detection required for grub-probe etc?
> Is that only the generation phase of grub.cfg or also the execution of
> it by grub as the bootloader?

Both. We have nothing to put in grub.cfg so that we can identify device
later during boot.

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