Bug 608264 - Encrypt disk on install not working as expected in some cases
Summary: Encrypt disk on install not working as expected in some cases
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 13
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2010-06-26 14:09 UTC by ljmckarns
Modified: 2013-01-10 06:02 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-06-01 16:09:01 UTC

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Description ljmckarns 2010-06-26 14:09:45 UTC
Description of problem: During install from liveCD, if you choose both 'encrypt whole disk' and 'create custom layout' you are never prompted for a key with which to encrypt the disk

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Fedora 13 installer

How reproducible: I have attempted 3 installs, and this issue was displayed each time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot to live cd
2.Run installer
3.On partitioning screen, choose the 'encrypt whole disk' check box, then select 'create custom layout;
Actual results:
Custom layout is created, but user is never prompted for drive encryption key, and drive is not encrypted

Expected results:
User should be prompted for key to encrypt drive

Additional info:

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Comment 2 David Lehman 2011-06-01 16:09:01 UTC
There is no "encrypt whole disk" checkbutton. It says "encrypt system" or similar, and it only applies if you choose an option other than "custom layout". Sorry for the confusion.

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