[arch-general] Kpartx should be in the repos and archiso for enabling encrypted GPT install

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Sun Jan 13 22:41:13 UTC 2019

On 1/13/19 5:27 PM, Eli Schwartz wrote:
>> I want full disk encryption. There is nothing controversial about FDE,
>> it is already covered in the Wiki, except that I want FDE without LVM.
> You can have FDE without LVM today, using the suggestion I just provided
> and you ignored.
> Unless you mean that it's not really FDE if attackers can read the
> partition table layout, in which case LVM is not valid as FDE and you'd
> better buy yourself some proprietary hardware-encrypted solution.

... forgot lvm supports installation without a partition table. Still
don't see the practical downside of having an unencrypted partition table.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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