[dm-crypt] /etc/crypttab not needed?

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Jan 20 16:34:25 CET 2012

On ven., 2012-01-20 at 16:18 +0100, Markus Melms wrote:
> Is it ok to not use /etc/crypttab? I'd rather not use it, makes it
> easier for me to synchronise /etc between different clients. 

Afaict, it'll fail the next time you'll rebuild your initrd and reboot.
crypttab is used at initrd creation time in order to properly mount the
root fs.


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