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Re: Not a testcase but encrypted home +LVM alt install can't mount swap
2014-03-28 14:01 GMT-03:00 Iberê Fernandes <ibere.fernandes@xxxxxxxxx>:
> 2014-03-27 21:25 GMT-03:00 brendanperrine@xxxxxxxxx <walterorlin@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> I tried downloading the latest daily iso then by the time it finished I
>> noticed all i386 tests for today were done so I tired something else with
>> just LVM + encrypted home not full disk encyrption. The installation
>> completed but now it setup a cyrptoswap that can't mount and have to skip to
>> continue booting and get no swap in a virtual machine. What pacakage should
>> I file a bug against or I am doing something not supported?
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> I'm a user of encrypted /home since Lubuntu 13.04 (or maybe 12.10 not
> sure) and, anyway, I also thought that swap was not being mounted.
> In fact in my case it is mounted although Gparted and Disk utility
> says otherwise.
> After lots of reading at
> I decided to run my own tests and since then I'm sure my encrypted
> /home and also encrytped /swap is working. Check my thread at
> Btw, it is strongly recommended that you encrypt your swap space.
> Users installing from Ubuntu 9.10 and selecting the Encrypted Home
> option will automatically have encrypted swap space. Other users can
> run sudo ecryptfs-setup-swap. This is critically important, because
> your home directory data will appear as cleartext in memory, as the
> kernel reads your encrypted data. If the kernel swaps this data to
> disk, it could potentially leak your decrypted data back to disk,
> totally defeating your Encrypted Home. Encrypted Swap solves this
> There's another thread at UF that teaches how to use a decrypted
> /swap... but once I'm not at my machine at the moment, my bookmarks
> are not available.
> Let me know if your encrypted /home and /swap are working.
> Best regards,
> IbsUser aka Ibere
And btw, if you do think it's really a bug, my best guess of package
name would be ecrypfs-utils: