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[Bug 1022707] New: No disk encryption password prompt on initrd
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  • Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 02:24:21 +0000
  • Message-id: <bug-1022707-21960@http.bugzilla.suse.com/>
http://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1022707


Bug ID: 1022707
Summary: No disk encryption password prompt on initrd
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE Tumbleweed
Version: Current
Hardware: x86-64
OS: Linux
Status: NEW
Severity: Critical
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Basesystem
Assignee: bnc-team-screening@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Reporter: thiago@xxxxxxx
QA Contact: qa-bugs@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

With initrd image created by dracut 20.1 (installed today), on boot, the
password prompt for decrypting is not visible on a normal boot. This makes
booting impossible. This happens for kernel 4.9.6 (installed today) as well as
4.9.4 that was previously working. So the problem appears to be the initrd
image. I do not have the old images anymore, as they're overwritten without
backup after the new kernel is installed.

This is with a regular plymouth boot. I'm not sure how to turn the plymouth
boot off and see the regular boot messages.

With "single" at the end of the kernel command-line, the prompt does appear and
I can boot into my system.

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