md5 sums and hammerfs encryption
ahornung at gmail.com
Wed May 25 12:57:52 PDT 2011
On 25/05/11 15:47, Pierre Abbat wrote:
> Last I checked, I get only one chance to type the password, and as the
> keyboard layout isn't set yet, I usually mess it up. Ubuntu has an early
> cryptdisks init script and a later one, and gives me three tries (which is
> the default according to the man page).
I was intending to do a number of changes to the encryption stuff this
summer anyway, so I'll take that into account. I'll probably up the
default number of tries of the root volume to 2 or 3.
> Also, if root is not encrypted but some other partition is, can the init
> script time out and continue booting without the encrypted partition? For
> rebooting remotely this would be useful.
Yes, I also want to introduce a few changes to crypttab, which is where
these changes would reside. Adding support for a variety of options
including a timeout is in my plans already.
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