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

Piotr Roszatycki dexter at debian.org
Sun Feb 17 16:19:03 UTC 2008

2008/2/17, Jonas Meurer <jonas at freesources.org>:
> > Also I suggest to read and analyze the
> > /usr/share/initramfs-tools/scripts/local file. You can see there what
> > and in what order is called at boot time.
> You're correct, that $ROOTDELAY is used in scripts/local, but it's also
> used in scripts/init-premount/udev, and this is invoked _before_
> scripts/local-top/cryptsetup.
> Please read /usr/share/initramfs-tools/scripts/init-premount/udev

Yes, indeed this delay is implemented in udev package, at least in
sid. Even that, I think this is not the best option because it is hard
to guess how much time the USB device starts up. I think the safe
option is to check if the proper device will appear as /dev/sd? entry.

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