Dracut + Disk Crypt Passphrase Timeout

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Wed Jan 9 20:18:24 UTC 2013

On 01/09/2013 01:09 PM, John.Florian at dart.biz wrote:
> I haven't used the disk encryption features much so maybe this is normal, 
> but what I saw seemed odd enough I thought I better post it here.
> I have just installed F18 (with RC1) and configured the disk crypt 
> feature.  I just did my first boot, saw the prompt for the passphrase come 
> up when I got called off to tend to problems elsewhere.  Upon returning I 
> noticed that my system was now in a dracut emergency recovery shell.  I 
> saw some message about a timeout, but had already hit C-A-D before taking 
> good mental notes.
> Is this timeout normal and expected or is it a bug?


but one that will probably be documented as a known bug rather than
blocking the release of F18.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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