[Lubuntu-qa] Fwd: Re: Alternate testcase changes

Bryan See br.see at yandex.com
Sun Mar 8 11:59:32 UTC 2015


Sounds great :-)

08.03.2015, 12:35, "Nio Wiklund" <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>:
> Hi again Bryan,
>
> It works for me today with the current daily Lubuntu
>
> vivid-desktop-i386.iso
>
> when I run
>
> sudo swapoff -a
>
> before the installer is started. I have 'Encrypted disk with LVM' now :-)
>
> Best regards
> Nio
>
> Den 2015-03-08 11:47, Bryan See skrev:
>>  Hey Nio
>>
>>  Thanks a lot for the tips!
>>
>>  $ sudo swapoff -a
>>
>>  I tried it in a previous install but have no luck passing it through. I'm able to perform the encryption using alternate ISO though.
>>
>>  It would probably be an issue to new users because the default installer would be the one they would start with. Also, users who have no experience using bash may find difficulties running the command.
>>
>>  Bryan
>>
>>  08.03.2015, 11:37, "Nio Wiklund" <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>:
>>>   Hi Bryan,
>>>
>>>   I agree, that it would be better if this issue is resolved. The
>>>   work-around to swapoff the zRAM is not too difficult, but of course, the
>>>   zRAM should be tolerated during the installation.
>>>
>>>   sudo swapoff -a
>>>
>>>   See the attached very early suggestion to a testcase for the Lubuntu
>>>   desktop installer
>>>
>>>   Best regards
>>>   Nio
>>>
>>>   Den 2015-03-08 00:44, Bryan See skrev:
>>>>    There is an existing problem at the default installer side: some users would get the "Unsafe swap space detected" issue during full disk encryption.
>>>>
>>>>    http://askubuntu.com/questions/393418/unsafe-swap-space-detected
>>>>
>>>>    Using alternate ISO seems to be a solution to this issue. However, it would be better if this issue is resolved.
>>>>
>>>>    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/1241833
>>>>
>>>>    Bryan
>>>>
>>>>    07.03.2015, 22:01, "Nio Wiklund" <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>:
>>>>>    Hi again,
>>>>>
>>>>>    This link at Arch Linux discusses different aspects of encryption in
>>>>>    computers, disk encryption and data encryption (with the special case
>>>>>    home encryption).
>>>>>
>>>>>    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/disk_encryption
>>>>>
>>>>>    My conclusion after reading that link is that 'Encrypted disk' is better
>>>>>    than 'Encrypted home', so we need not push very hard to revive
>>>>>    'Encrypted home'.
>>>>>
>>>>>    Please speak up if you do not agree!
>>>>>
>>>>>    Best regards
>>>>>    Nio



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