Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 466504
no errors if failed to open encrypted partition
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:32:56 EST
Description of problem
Due to bug 464580, plymouth fails to open my LUKS encrypted /dev/sda2
I would expect an error message to appear, e.g., the cryptsetup error
Command failed: can not access device
but, instead of showing an error, plymouth happily proceeds with the splash screen (spinfinity) as if everything were booting normally. I can watch the white/light-blue/dark-blue progress bar move across the screen until the whole bar is white, and I expect to see gdm a few seconds later, but nothing happens. It just sits there with a white bar forever.
Plymouth needs to inform the user if there was an error opening the encrypted drive.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot system
2. Enter LUKS password
The spinfinity progress bars indicate booting is working normally
An error message should appear
i guess we could check the return code of ask-for-password and call plymouth --hide-splash if it fails.
Previously it would ask for the password indefinitely, but I recently changed it to give up after 3 times I think.
Can you check the return code in nash? Maybe I'm doing something wrong, but it doesn't appear nash supports any kind of if-then-else logic. I've tried a couple forms of bash syntax and nash just seems to ignore it.
if [ $? = 0 ]; then
$ /sbin/nash t.sh
not sure. Do you know, Peter?
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
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