On Thursday 07 September 2006 00:00, Frank Steinborn wrote: > Hello, > > i want to encrypt my HDD's with GELI (not the root-fs, though). I want > to do the encryption without password, just with a key. The key should > be stored in a floppy disk, and the read should be read automatically > on boot, from the floppy.
Are you sure you want to trust a floppy disk for your keys?? It's not the most safe medium these days... > > There is a problem here, because GELI initializes _before_ mounting > the disks from /etc/fstab (for obvious reasons, of course). So GELI is > not able to get the keys from the floppy and fails. > > So, any hints how I could get the floppy mounted _before_ GELI tries > to initialize? Why don't you use the plain device(/dev/fd0) instead of using a file on a filesystem on the floppy? I think there are examples in the manual page. Anyway, I find this a very very bad idea. If the floppy break in some way you're gonna be in big trouble... _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"