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simonwil 10-31-2009 02:48 AM

mounting / rescue encrypted volume
Yesterday i tried to upgrade to Karmic it went wrong and i ended up downloading the cd and installing it. my problem was that my home was encrypted under jaunty so it wasn't quite the simple step of installing the os and then mounting the home drive

at first my googling found nothing on how to mount the volume but eventually i found it

cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sda3 sda3

so when i do that the volume pops up and i mount it and it works fine.

now i want it to automount as my home

when i installed Karmic i enabled encrypted home so i just figure i need to modify the crypt config file to point to the volume that i want and all should work? only problem is i cant find the config file that contains this information. i checked /etc/crypttab and /etc/cryptmount/cmtab and neither seem to contain the info

i have googled and cant find where this information is stored let alone if i can just modify the file to redirect to sda3

any ideas ?

kbp 11-01-2009 05:41 PM

You'll need to add an entry to /etc/crypttab, see 'man crypttab' for details,


simonwil 11-02-2009 03:58 PM

Thanks , i had looked at that...seems Karmic does things a little different to the way i set it up and i prefered there way so i mounted the drive copied everything over



Originally Posted by kbp (Post 3740496)
You'll need to add an entry to /etc/crypttab, see 'man crypttab' for details,


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