[Pkg-cryptsetup-devel] Bug#465763: Bug#465763: cryptsetup: can't boot from USB device

David Härdeman david at hardeman.nu
Thu Feb 14 22:28:51 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 05:37:44PM +0100, Piotr Roszatycki wrote:
>The system can't boot from USB device if it is encrypted volume. The
>reason is that initramfs cryptroot-script don't wait for USB and tries
>immediately to open the nonexistent device.
>The attached patch tries to resolve this problem in the same way like
>main initramfs' script: it just gives a little more time for
>usb-storage driver.

If I remember correctly, the initramfs-tools scripts (i.e. the ones that 
run before the cryptsetup scripts) already wait if the rootdelay 
parameter is set...so doesn't the present situation already provide 

David Härdeman

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