Dracut + Disk Crypt Passphrase Timeout

Kamil Paral kparal at redhat.com
Thu Jan 10 13:23:00 UTC 2013

> > Is this timeout normal and expected or is it a bug?  (I'm not
> > worried
> > about it, but thought someone might like to know if it's
> > unexpected.)
> I've seen this as well. It's certainly disconcerting to come back to
> a
> workstation and find it dropped to an emergency shell. So, I'd
> certainly call it a bug.
> Others do too:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=868421

It's definitely a bug. The problem is that no one knows whether this is a dracut or systemd bug, and none of the respective maintainers have shown much care about the issue.

I hope that F18 release will make more people report this problem and this activity will wake them up.

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