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Re: dracut, or should booting a LiveCD touch the hard disk?



On 10/05/2009 08:17 AM, Ray Strode wrote:
> Note, plymouth *does* support text once / is mounted.  It dynamically
> loads the fonts and font renderering libraries, etc, as soon as
> they're
> needed after they're availabe.  So you still get "/home is password
> protected" or whatever when /home is unlocked at boot.
> 
> This is only about what's unlocked in the initrd, which should only be
> one thing, since that's the initrd is only supposed to do one thing:
> mount /.
> 
> --Ray
> 

What if / is encrypted, and /usr is a different volume encrypted with a different password? We can't leave initrd yet because everything in / that we actually _need_ isn't available.

Sysadmins on crack break everything...

--CJD


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