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

Piotr Roszatycki dexter at debian.org
Mon Feb 18 18:14:50 UTC 2008

2008/2/18, Jonas Meurer <jonas at freesources.org>:
> > 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.
> Piotr, what do you think about adding the check to the udev script
> instead of bloating cryptroot script with yet another delay?
> David pointed me to the fact that the proper fix would rather be to fix
> the udev initramfs script, not to add yet another delay option to
> cryptsetup initramfs script.
> The udev ROOTDELAY implementation already is at the right place, it just
> needs to be extended to actually check for existence of the device.

I think the udev have completly no idea on what device is encrypted
volume. Do you think the udev package should read /etc/crypttab file?
If so, then please reassign this bugreport to udev package.

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