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Re: Root filesystem encryption update



At 4:50 PM -0500 6/18/07, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 16:51:55 -0400,
>  Jeremy Katz <katzj redhat com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2007-06-18 at 14:07 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
 ...
>> > Heck, for key maps there probably aren't so many that you can't try
>> > multiple possibilities after getting the password.
>>
>> There are at least 30-40 that we allow in the installer alone at the
>> console.  find -type f /lib/kbd/keymaps/i386 | wc -l gives around 140.
>> I don't think that trying either is really that practical.
>
>40 probably isn't too many to make trying them all impractical. I expect
>that it will take less than a second to try each one even with measures
>to slow down password guessing. That's not nice for suspend resume, but
>wouldn't be a deal breaker for initial boots.
 ...

Couldn't it just start with the one that worked last time?
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