[Bug 267192] [NEW] Misleading cryptsetup error message

Reinhard Tartler siretart at tauware.de
Wed Sep 10 15:27:41 BST 2008

Milan Broz writes:

> loading of dm_crypt is not cryptsetup job.
> Device-mapper has already autoloading of necessary target modules built in.
> You just need device-mapper core initialized (dm_mod kernel module loaded).
> It just "simply works" on default configuration:
> # lsmod
> Module                  Size  Used by
> dm_mod                 48656  0

I see, but couldn't cryptsetup at least warn if the running system has
not even dm_mod loaded instead of indicating the user had entered a
wrong passphrase?

> Is it reproducible in other system? If not, it is some bug in Ubuntu
> Live CD.

You believe it is a bug if the Ubuntu live cd does not autoload dm_mod
on startup? What do other ubuntu-developers think about this?

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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