[Pkg-cryptsetup-devel] losetup and dmsetup in cryptdisks

Jonas Meurer jonas at freesources.org
Sun Feb 12 19:31:42 UTC 2006

On 09/02/2006 gebi at sbox.tugraz.at wrote:
> >>>[dmsetup mknodes]
> >>this command creates /dev/mapper/ and /dev/mapper/control.
> >ok, so it is necessary. modprobe dm-mod does not do that? why does lvm2
> >only suggest dmsetup, and why does /etc/init.d/lvm not execute 'dmsetup
> >mknodes'? does lvm work without /dev/mapper?
> don't know either...
> but it does not do any harm and save as from failing if there are no  
> device nodes. we should imho keep it.


> >>[hack]
> >i suggest to remove it from sources.
> ok

i've removed debian/hack from trunk.

> >that's exactly what i meant.
> are you allready working on cryptdisks?

i've just started with moving options parsing and loopback device setup
into seperate functions.


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