dracut, or should booting a LiveCD touch the hard disk?
cdahlin at redhat.com
Mon Oct 5 15:51:36 UTC 2009
On 10/05/2009 08:17 AM, Ray Strode wrote:
> Note, plymouth *does* support text once / is mounted. It dynamically
> loads the fonts and font renderering libraries, etc, as soon as
> needed after they're availabe. So you still get "/home is password
> protected" or whatever when /home is unlocked at boot.
> This is only about what's unlocked in the initrd, which should only be
> one thing, since that's the initrd is only supposed to do one thing:
> mount /.
What if / is encrypted, and /usr is a different volume encrypted with a different password? We can't leave initrd yet because everything in / that we actually _need_ isn't available.
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