[Pkg-cryptsetup-devel] Bug#478268: Bug#478268: Bug#478268: cryptsetup: LUKS device no more recognized at boot

David Härdeman david at hardeman.nu
Wed May 14 09:23:00 UTC 2008

On Wed, May 14, 2008 10:58, Jonas Meurer wrote:
> On 28/04/2008 Luca Capello wrote:
>> Booting with the "break" kernel option (as suggested at bug #466573 [1])
>> causes the machine to reboot before prompting for the cryptsetup
>> password, at least with kernel 2.6.25-trunk-amd64.
> That's indeed strange. I'm not initramfs expert, but I thought that
> something like break=init or break=bottom should give you a rescue
> prompt.

initramfs will behave differently if the "panic" kernel option is set
(initramfs will not spawn any shells in that case but reboot instead).

Which options do you use to boot?

David Härdeman

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