geli keyfile not loading at boot
Michael W. Lucas
mwlucas at michaelwlucas.com
Wed Aug 20 21:13:25 UTC 2014
On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 06:10:51PM +0300, Anton Sayetsky wrote:
> 2014-08-20 18:05 GMT+03:00 Michael W. Lucas <mwlucas at michaelwlucas.com>:
> > Hi,
> > I have a default FreeBSD 10.0/amd64 install.
> > I'm trying to make a GELI device attach at boot. I initialized the
> > partition with -b, and am prompted at boot. When I try to enter the
> > passphrase, I keep getting told that it's incorrect. Once I get into
> > multi-user mode and manually attach the device, it attaches just fine.
> > It seems that GELI isn't finding my key file.
> > My initial root partition is da0p2. The key is /boot/da1p1.key. The
> > GELI partition is da1p1. Here's my loader.conf:
> > geom_eli_load=YES
> > geli_da1p1_keyfile0_load="YES"
> > geli_da1p1_keyfile0_type="da0p2:geli_da1p1_keyfile0"
> This is wrong.
Thanks, Anton. This stuff is poorly documented.
>From looking at
it looks like this should work, but it doesn't.
Any suggestions, folks? Is there a good explanation out there
anywhere? All I've found are PRs and very specific mailing list posts
aimed at specific situations. If I can figure out the general case,
I'll get it in the man page.
Michael W. Lucas - mwlucas at michaelwlucas.com, Twitter @mwlauthor
More information about the freebsd-questions