Demand for LUKS password blocks boot
rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net
Sat Jan 23 06:21:52 UTC 2010
Bill Davidsen wrote:
> Robert Nichols wrote:
>> In my Fedora 12 system, if an external LUKS encrypted volume happens to be
>> connected to the system while it is booting, the boot sequence blocks
>> waiting for the password. This means that my system cannot boot unattended
>> (perhaps following a power failure) if an encrypted external drive happens
>> to be connected. This is completely unacceptable. How can I get the
>> system to ignore this unnecessary external volume during boot? This could
>> be any random device, so I can't set up a rule to ignore specific device
> Hum, I expected an answer on this one, guess I'm not the only one with no "fits
> all cases" answer. The only solution I found was to rewrite hal rules not to
> auto-mount anything of any nature, which is ugly but better than fail to boot.
Didn't you see any of the other responses (11 so far)?
Pass: rd_NO_LUKS to your kernel boot line.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Dracut/Options#crypto_LUKS for
other new and useful boot options.
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