On Wed, 7 Nov 2007 07:25:35 -0600 Josh Paetzel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 November 2007 07:13:45 am Matthias Fechner wrote: > > Hi, > > > > I have here a setup where some backup directories are mounted > > encrypted (using geli). > > rc.conf: > > geli_devices="ad3" > > geli_ad3_flags="-k /root/backup1.key" > > ... > > > > But if the system must be rebooted it asks for the password before a > > network connection is available. > > The computer has no keyboard via default so it is really a pain to > > get the system up again. > > > > Is their a possibility to do something like that after the reboot: > > mount /mnt/backup1 > > and mount starts geli and geli will ask for the passphrase? > > > > Thanks, > > Matthias > > This is one of those cases where I would alter the base system a > bit. I'd fiddle with the #REQUIRE in /etc/rc.d/geli to get it to > start after sshd, perhaps change it from initrandom to sshd. You can > check to make sure the changes are sane by running rcorder manually. I suspect they won't be and that you will run into problems with fsck and mount not being able to find the .eli partitions. > If you go this route the console will still prompt for the > passphrase, but you'll be able to ssh in and run /etc/rc.d/geli start > manually, which after it ran, would automagically run everything > after it in rcorder Wouldn't you have to kill the original /etc/rc.d/gel process? I think it would just be easier to write a script to handle the attach, fsck, and mount. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"