How to make a bootable USB stick for booting a geli encryptet hard
Frank J. Beckmann
frank at barda.agala.net
Tue Apr 18 14:53:57 UTC 2006
I plan to encrypt the whole hard drive with geli. That is reaaly well
documented and every thing went ok. But there is one thing that does not
work. How do I make a bootable USB stick? I need it because the root
partition of the hard drive is encrypted too. I tried to make a bootable USB
stick with sysinstall and also with fdisk. I tried to do it on my new Athlon
64 board and on and old Pentium III board. The result is always the same:
When I try to boot from the stick the Athlon 64 always says "invalid slice".
And the P III always tells my "invalid label". That look like some kind of
geometry problem. Can anybody help my please? I'm using FreeBSD 6.1-RC.
Sorry if this gets posted twice.
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