/bin/csh script in GELI partition crashes 6.3-STABLE
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Tue Feb 12 15:01:36 UTC 2008
On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 08:02:49AM -0600, Scott Bennett wrote:
> I just set up a GELI partition for the first time a while ago (not
> counting the swap partition). After initializing the GELI device file,
> filling it from /dev/random, running newfs, and copying over a couple of
> directory trees from another file system, I tried running a C-shell script
> in one of the bottom-level directories. The script works fine in its
> original location, but after cd'ing to the new location and running it,
> the system immediately reboots. Because this leaves most/all of the file
> systems marked dirty, fsck has to run on startup. (I ran fsck by hand on
> the GELI partition.)
> It does it every time, so it is certainly repeatable. Is this a
> known problem? Or is there some feature of GELI-encrypted file systems
> that is expected to have problems running scripts?
My /home is a GELI encrypted partition. I've never had problems running
scripts from it, although my scripts are usually sh, not csh.
What does the script do? Are you running it as root?
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