On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 19:11 +0100, Mathieu Bridon (bochecha) wrote:
That was possible in text mode in Fedora 9.
In fact, RHGB used to crash on this question and the user then had to
enter the passphrase in text mode, the remaining of the boot being
text (has RHGB had crashed).
And now instead of two different code paths to get the passphrase
entered, we have one.
Plymouth is what provides the "text" mode bootup. It /also/ provides
the graphical boot up, via plugins. It is what generates boot.log,
shows messages on the screen, and captures passphrases for encrypted
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