Mounting a LUKS encrypted LVM partition manually
On 03/29/2011 06:27 PM, Karol Babioch wrote:
> I'm new to Fedora and basically got it up and running. However I
> couldn't find a solution for mounting my LUKS encrypted LVM partition
> I've got a SSD and another hard drive for the storage of some media
> files. The system is running on the SSD, which is an LUKS encrypted LVM
> volume. This works great.
> However I now want to mount another LUKS encrypted LVM (the hard drive)
> automatically during the boot. This doesn't work out for me, because
> basically during the boot up the following must be handled:
> * Ask for the pass phrase for the SSD
> * Unlock the SSD
> * Run some kind of LVM hook to get the LVs active
> * Mount the unlocked and activated LVs
> * Read /etc/crypttab
> * Mount the second hard drive
> * Run the lvm hook once again
> * Mount all unlocked and activated LVs according to /etc/fstab
> So, can this be done with Fedora? It worked great on Arch (by running
> the lvm hook twice), but I couldn't find anything similar in Fedora?
I am very interested in this as well.
> Do I have to change the initscripts, or can this be done more elegantly?
> Is this something that should be considered a bug? Because right now,
> when I haven't missed something, its not possible to mount a LUKS
> encrypted LVM partition automatically?
> Btw: Where can I find some information about the boot process in Fedora?
> Couldn't find any specific to Fedora, furthermore mkinitrd seems to have
> no man page?
> Thanks in advance!
> Best regards,
> Karol Babioch
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