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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 21:54:49 +0300
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11.02.2017 21:09, Maxim Fomin пишет:
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 5:48 PM, Andrei Borzenkov <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 11.02.2017 17:37, Xen пишет:
>>> 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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> Well, this explains me your line of thinking. Sure, prober cannot
> detect required
> parameters for plain dm-crypt, but this is theoretically impossible,
> so why bother?
> Either user supplies command with dm-crypt parameters into config file
> or executes
> manually during the boot. What is the problem here?

>From maintainer point of view the problem is to answer "why cannot I use
grub-install with root on dm-crypt if you say it is supported". There is
also repository for add-ons, may be it can be put there.

In any case someone needs to implement it in the form that is accepted.

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