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Re: Encrypted install in VM stuck in GRUB

From: Saku Laesvuori
Subject: Re: Encrypted install in VM stuck in GRUB
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2023 14:59:37 +0300

> Hi all,
> I installed guix in an x86 virtual machine, using the 1.4 installer. I
> selected the guided partitioning option with encryption, so everything was
> done by the installer.
> When the installation is finished and the virtual machine reboots, I haveĀ 
> -- copy start --
> Booting from Hard Disk...
> GRUB loading..
> Welcome to GRUB!
> Attempting to decypt master key...
> Enter passphrase for hd0,gpt2 (<some hexa>)
> -- copy end --
> Then I type the passphrase (I was very careful that the focus is in the vm
> screen and to not make any mistake, and I did the same twice) and I have
> -- copy start --
> error: access denied.
> error: no such cryptodisk found.
> error: disk 'cryptoduuid/<the same hexa> not found
> Entering rescue mode...
> grub rescue>
> -- copy end --
> I have setup the keyboard to use French azerty layout in the installer, then
> I was expecting my keyboard layout to be that one when typing the
> passphrase. If it is not so, then I typed a wrong password but in other
> distros, the message I got when typing a wrong password is pretty different,
> so maybe this is not the problem.

That is the same error message I get after mistyping my password. I'm
also quite sure the layout is US qwerty before unlocking the encryption
regardless of any keyboard layouts defined in the system configuration.

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