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Bug 608264 - Encrypt disk on install not working as expected in some cases
Encrypt disk on install not working as expected in some cases
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2010-06-26 10:09 EDT by ljmckarns
Modified: 2013-01-10 01:02 EST (History)
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Description ljmckarns 2010-06-26 10:09:45 EDT
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:
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2011-06-01 11:31:49 EDT
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Comment 2 David Lehman 2011-06-01 12:09:01 EDT
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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