Bug 201382 - crypttab incompatibility to debian
Summary: crypttab incompatibility to debian
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Miloslav Trmač
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-08-04 18:43 UTC by Lars Volker
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 8.39-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-10-14 18:27:50 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
adds option tmp to crypttab (1.36 KB, patch)
2006-08-04 18:55 UTC, Lars Volker
no flags Details | Diff
manpage-update (612 bytes, patch)
2006-08-04 19:00 UTC, Lars Volker
no flags Details | Diff

Description Lars Volker 2006-08-04 18:43:19 UTC
Description of problem:

to quote the manpage of crypttab included in initscripts:
"The  /etc/crypptab  file  format is based on the Debian cryptsetup package, and
is intended to be compatible."
However crypttab in ubuntu (and i'd bet in debian, too) there's a swap option,
which has the corresponding script run mke2fs after setting up the crypt-device.
This option is currently not present in development-sources. It should be done
in file /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit and would just take a couple of lines.

Comment 1 Lars Volker 2006-08-04 18:55:50 UTC
Created attachment 133653 [details]
adds option tmp to crypttab

adds option "tmp" to crypttab - still the manpage needs to be updated

Comment 2 Lars Volker 2006-08-04 19:00:38 UTC
Created attachment 133655 [details]

Comment 3 Miloslav Trmač 2006-08-06 22:21:15 UTC
Thanks for the patch!

I have modified it to change the mode of the root directory of the newly
created filesystem to 01777 for better compatibility with Debian, and applied
it in CVS.

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