How to disable GELI selectively?

Erich Dollansky freebsd.ed.lists at
Tue Jun 19 01:51:53 UTC 2018


On Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:19:01 +0800
thor <thor at> wrote:

> Hello!
> Here I have a computer with 2 HDDs partitioned identically with GELI 
> encrypted root as in 
> When I boot the computer it properly asks the passphrase
> for /dev/ada0p3 and mounts /dev/ada0p3.eli as a root.
> Then, it asks "Enter passphrase for gptid...." which I don't want
> since the second HDD should be attached manually when needed ONLY and
> all other time it should be unmounted. I am to press enter enough
> times to make me mad.
> What should I do?
just take all other partitions / slices out of /etc/fstab.


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