[Bug 1046779] Re: No option to resize full-disk encrypted installations

Dmitrijs Ledkovs launchpad at surgut.co.uk
Thu Sep 6 11:11:30 UTC 2012

Given that we do not currently have a way to unlock encrypted volumes
and it is unsafe to resize locked encrypted volumes (could result in
dataloss), the current behaviour is correct and prevents data loss.

Even if we do unlock encrypted volume - resizing the stack of LUKS + LVM
+ Filesystems is very tricky ( I did do this manually once and it's a
few steps) and I am sure partman does not support this (at least parman-
lvm does not).

Also I am not sure what the expectation is on which level to do the side-by-side install:
* crypt | new install
* crypt -> (lvm group  | new install)
* crypt -> lvm group -> (logical volume current | logical volume new install)

This is not the complexity I am willing to expose in the automatic

** Changed in: ubiquity (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Won't Fix

** Tags removed: q-rls-incoming
** Tags added: q-rls-wontfix

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  No option to resize full-disk encrypted installations

Status in “ubiquity” package in Ubuntu:
  Won't Fix

Bug description:
  Tested with quantal-desktop-amd64+mac.iso 20120905.2

  1. Install a sole quantal (ideally 20120905.2 with lvm and encryption ticked during installation)
  2. Carry out another installation using ubiquity ( not via live session route)
  3. It could be noted that no side-by-side installation option being present there

  (quitting the installer at this point results in 1027648, which i hear
  is a generic error message)

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: ubiquity (not installed)
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-13.14-generic 3.5.3
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-13-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu4
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Thu Sep  6 11:50:42 2012
  InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64+mac (20120905.2)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: ubiquity
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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