---- On Wed, 16 May 2018 07:42:42 -0700 David Wright
<deb...@lionunicorn.co.uk> wrote ----
> On Tue 15 May 2018 at 23:05:10 (-0700), Diagonal Arg wrote:
> > On my first tries with the Debian installer, I am struggling with the
> > limited resources for installing to encrypted disks. I am using the same
> > technique I have used with Ubuntu, but failing at the last step:
> > I create my luks disk(s) before-hand, then run the installer. I find I
> > have to anna-install cryptsetup-udeb, as there is no such choice in "Load
> > Installer Modules". Dropping to a shell, opening the disk, and
> > re-detecting hard drives allows me to carry out the installation (as long
> > as there's a filesystem in the mapped device), but on reboot I'm at an
> > initramfs without cryptsetup. So I use a debian-live to pivot into the
> > system to create a crypttab. I find I also have to install cryptsetup.
> > Then I run update-initramfs. Here is where I'm stuck. The new initramfs
> > still does not include cryptsetup. Why is it not recognizing the
> > crypttab?
> Are you not seeing the last line in this screen excerpt?
> ┌────────────────────┤ [?] Load installer components from CD
> │ All components of the installer needed to complete the install will be
> loaded │
> │ automatically and are not listed here. Some other (optional) installer
> │ components are shown below. They are probably not necessary, but may be
> │ interesting to some users.
> │ Note that if you select a component that requires others, those
> components │
> │ will also be loaded.
> │ Installer components to load:
> │ [ ] choose-mirror: Choose mirror to install from (menu item)
> ↑ │
> │ [ ] crypto-dm-modules-4.9.0-2-686-di: devicemapper crypto module
> ▮ │
David - thanks, but crypto-dm-modules does not include cryptsetup.
And, even when I anna-install it, it doesn't help with the other issues I