|Summary:||mkinitrd does not support encrypted block devices|
|Product:||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||Reporter:||David Lehman <dlehman>|
|Component:||mkinitrd||Assignee:||Peter Jones <pjones>|
|Status:||CLOSED ERRATA||QA Contact:||Alexander Todorov <atodorov>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2009-01-20 22:12:37 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description David Lehman 2008-06-16 16:02:26 UTC
Description of problem: We are adding support for installation to encrypted (LUKS) block devices for 5.3, so we will need mkinitrd to be able to create appropriate initrds to boot these systems. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): mkinitrd-220.127.116.11-25 How reproducible: Always with encrypted root or first swap. Steps to Reproduce: 1. set up a system whose rootfs or first swap devices is encrypted w/ LUKS 2. run mkinitrd 3. examine the resulting initrd Actual results: initrd is not adequate to bring up the system Expected results: initrd brings up the system Additional info: I have a patch in the works which I will attach here eventually.
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-06-16 16:30:30 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update release.
Comment 3 David Lehman 2008-06-23 18:09:38 UTC
Created attachment 310051 [details] rough patch to support encrypted block devices in rhel5 This is a bit rough. Specifically, the blocks in findstoragedriverinsys were lifted straight from F9's mkinitrd.
Comment 4 David Lehman 2008-07-23 01:18:39 UTC
Fixed in mkinitrd-18.104.22.168-29.
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 22:12:37 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report if the solution does not work for you. http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2009-0237.html