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Old 09-09-2011, 12:54 PM
redhatter
 
Default Is there a way to skip mounting an encrypted filesystem (RH 6.1)?

Hello,

When booting in text mode, RH6.1 asks for the password for an encrypted
filesystem.


We don't want to mount it, but skip mounting it!

Unfortunately, there does not seem to be a way to say so. The password
entry query reappears infinitely often!


This is unlike in Fedora, IIRC, 3 passes and you are skipping....

Best regards

-- David

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Old 09-09-2011, 02:18 PM
Phil Savoie
 
Default Is there a way to skip mounting an encrypted filesystem (RH 6.1)?

On 09/09/2011 08:54 AM, redhatter wrote:
> Hello,
>
> When booting in text mode, RH6.1 asks for the password for an encrypted
> filesystem.
>
> We don't want to mount it, but skip mounting it!
>
> Unfortunately, there does not seem to be a way to say so. The password
> entry query reappears infinitely often!
>
> This is unlike in Fedora, IIRC, 3 passes and you are skipping....
>
> Best regards
>
> -- David
>
Hi David,

Just a shot in the dark here. How about commenting out the entry in
both the /etc/fstab and the /etc/crypttab?

Phil

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Old 09-09-2011, 02:18 PM
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Default Is there a way to skip mounting an encrypted filesystem (RH 6.1)?

Hello David,

Check /etc/fstab for the filesystem's mount-point and add the option "noauto" to the fourth field (options)

Succes

Met vriendelijke groet / kind regards,



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Subject: Is there a way to skip mounting an encrypted filesystem (RH 6.1)?

Hello,

When booting in text mode, RH6.1 asks for the password for an encrypted
filesystem.

We don't want to mount it, but skip mounting it!

Unfortunately, there does not seem to be a way to say so. The password
entry query reappears infinitely often!

This is unlike in Fedora, IIRC, 3 passes and you are skipping....

Best regards

-- David

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Old 09-13-2011, 12:52 PM
redhatter
 
Default Is there a way to skip mounting an encrypted filesystem (RH 6.1)?

Problem:


When booting in text mode, RH6.1 asks for the password for an encrypted filesystem.
We don't want to mount it, but skip mounting it!


Solutions:

Phil Savoie says:


Just a shot in the dark here. How about commenting out the entry in both the /etc/fstab and the /etc/crypttab?


Ron de Kuijer says:


Check /etc/fstab for the filesystem's mount-point and add the option "noauto" to the fourth field (options)



Thanks guys,

I think it would be great if the boot process said something like "enter password to decrypt or CTRL-D to skip"...
Guess I will open a RFE in bugzilla.

Best regards,

-- David


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