[dm-crypt] Boots up string "Password for filesystem"

Milan Broz gmazyland at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 10:01:31 CET 2012


On 11/01/2012 09:45 PM, nicalvaro at lavabit.com wrote:
> I've looked in the cryptsetup source and I can't figure out where the
> string "Password for filesystem" is. I don't think any other program
> would be making this request,

Of course that other programs ask for password during boot..
(later piping passphrase to cryptsetup)

You did not mention your distro, but exactly this query was performed
by some older dracut (or plymouth) during boot.
Search Google for  prompt="Password for filesystem" ;-)

Milan


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