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Re: Encrypted root partition

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Encrypted root partition
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:17:06 +0100
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Chris Marusich <address@hidden> skribis:

> address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>> Chris Marusich <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> Is anyone actively working on documenting the new encrypted root stuff?
>>> If not, I'm happy to try my hand at it.  I'm interested in trying to set
>>> it up on my laptop, anyway.
>> I’ve added documentation in 2b5fea5ba3b07999cf198e1132ffcacbfcb7ed72.
>> Please send a patch if you think of improvements that can be made.
> I'm happy to report that I was successful in setting up an encrypted
> root file system on my Libreboot laptop.  I have to enter the passphrase
> twice, but that's no different from the normal case (without Libreboot).
> It took me multiple days to get it working, though, because each time I
> tried to run "guix system init", it took over 8 hours to finish!

Woow, was it building stuff, or was downloading super slow?  Was is a
desktop-style install?

Thanks for your report!


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