[PC-BSD Testing] Encrypted Install Problems

Josh Paetzel josh at tcbug.org
Tue Feb 2 11:23:10 PST 2010


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On 02/02/10 13:13, Mike Bybee wrote:
> Hi all - has anyone had any success doing an encrypted /usr mount on the RC?
> I have one running that way under 7, but so far 3 consecutive installs on 8
> RC have resulted in some variation of this error:
> 
> (single user mode)
> Setting hostid: 0x94f9b9ed.
> Entropy harvesting: interrupts ethernet point_to_point kickstart.
> Configuring Disk Encryption for label/usr0.
> geli: Cannot read metadata from label/usr0: Invalid argument.
> Attach failed; attempt 1of 3.
> (repeats)
> Starting file system checks:
> /dev/label/rootfs0: FILE SYSTEM CLEAN; SKIPPING CHECKS
> /dev/label/rootfs0: clean, 830817 free (2297 frags, 103565 blocks, 0.2%
> fragmentation)
> /dev/lable/var0: FILE SYSTEM CLEAN; SKIPPING CHECKS
> /dev/label/rootfs0: clean, 484206 free (334frags, 60484 blocks, 0.1%
> fragmentation)
> Can't stat /dev/label/usr0.eli: No such file or directory
> Unknown error; help!
> ERROR: ABORTING BOOT (sending SIGTERM to parent)!
> 
> Each time this happens after the initial install complete successfully. This
> is under VirtualBox.
> Running dmesg shows that the device was created at one point:
> 
> GEOM_ELI: Device ad0s1e.eli created.
> GEOM_ELI: Encryption: AES-CBC 128
> GEOM_ELI:        Crypto: software
> 
> No errors in dmesg.
> 
> I'll re-run the same install again w/o encryption, but leave this session up
> for any suggestions.
> 

The filesystem label probably isn't usr0.eli

Does it go to single user?  Can you ls /dev/label/ ?

- -- 
Thanks,

Josh Paetzel
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