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



Hi,

> On Mon, 5 Oct 2009 08:18:37 -0400, Ray Strode wrote:
>
>> > Just for my information, do I read this correctly that
>> > dracut/plymouth is supposed to show a graphical password prompt to
>> > unlock encrypted partitions at boot time?
>> Yes, if you have modesetting enabled and get a graphical splash
>> otherwise.
>
> I do, both. I also have an encrypted partition (not /, entered in /etc/crypttab),
> and I do have graphical boot. When the point is reached to unlock the partition
> plymouth switches back to the text console so I can enter the passphase (there
> is no prompt, but just entering the passphase works)
>
> Where do I have to kick to get the graphical dialog?
You shouldn't have to kick anything. Sounds like a bug, can you file it?

--Ray


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