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Re: luks testing and source deb pkg

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: luks testing and source deb pkg
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2011 19:12:26 +0100
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On 02.11.2011 18:59, Lukas Anzinger wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm currently also trying to use to the luks code from trunk by using
> a modified Debian package and the latest source from the Bazaar
> repository.
> However after entering the password, the grub menu doesn't show up and
> it states that the password is incorrect. I used 12345 which is
> obviously very hard to misspell repeatedly. I then tried to insert the
> master password from the LUKS partition directly into the source code
> and luckily succeeded with that! I'll post the snippet and my
> modifications to the package tomorrow if someone is interested. Since
> there is practically no information about this in the internet, I'll
> probably write a tutorial on how to do a full system encryption
> "TrueCrypt style" (i.e. with an encrypted /boot partition).
Could you make a small 1MiB example image, compress and send it to me?
> So my question is, James, how did you create your encrypted partition
> and what file system did you use?
> I always use "cryptsetup luksFormat /dev/sda1" (on Debian Sid) which
> uses aes-cbc-essiv as a default value AFAIK and ext3.
> Could you also append your tared "debian" folder which generates the
> grub package(s)?
> Regards,
> Lukas
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 23:56, James M. Leddy <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've successfully tested the luks code in ubuntu using a modified grub2
>> package. You can test yourself if you're already using crypted root and
>> separate /boot by rsying the /boot dev to the root filesyste, removing the
>> /etc/fstab entry, and running:
>> # GRUB_CRYPTODISK_ENABLE=y grub-install --debug --modules=configfile
>> --modules=gcry_sha1 --modules=gcry_sha256 --modules=fshelp
>> --modules=biosdisk --modules=part_msdos --modules=linux --modules=ext2
>> --modules=help --modules=minicmd --modules=crypto --modules=cryptodisk
>> --modules=gcry_rijndael --modules=luks /dev/sda
>> # GRUB_CRYPTODISK_ENABLE=y update-grub
>> The merged source is available here:
>> just do a :
>>   $ bzr branch lp:~jm-leddy/+junk/grub-luks
>>   $ cd grub-luks
>> $ bzr builddeb
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Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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