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

Jonas Meurer jonas at freesources.org
Mon Feb 18 12:38:31 UTC 2008

On 17/02/2008 Piotr Roszatycki wrote:
> 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.

That's true indeed. David do you have any further objections?


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