Bug 1279109 - Non-LUKS dm-crypt devices require explicit "plain" in /etc/crypttab
Non-LUKS dm-crypt devices require explicit "plain" in /etc/crypttab
Product: Fedora
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Component: systemd (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2015-11-07 17:48 EST by Ian Pilcher
Modified: 2016-12-20 10:30 EST (History)
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Description Ian Pilcher 2015-11-07 17:48:30 EST
This is a regression from F21 (not sure about F22) that may prevent non-LUKS dm-crypt devices from starting.

Previously, it was not necessary to specify a the "plain" option for a non-LUKS device.  For example, the following line in /etc/crypttab worked:

  win7 /dev/VG/win7 /etc/win7.key cipher=aes-xts-plain64,size=512

On F23, this will result in a rather unhelpful error message:

  systemd-cryptsetup[2744]: crypt_load() failed on device /dev/VG/win7.

Adding the "plain" option to /etc/crypttab makes things work again:

  win7 /dev/VG/win7 /etc/win7.key plain,cipher=aes-xts-plain64,size=512

See https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/442
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