[Assist] boot.cfg: encrypted root partition

Michał Masłowski mtjm at mtjm.eu
Sun Sep 16 15:36:56 GMT 2012

> 4. This entry [4] drops me to a recovery shell, but the message is
> slightly different:
> :: running early hook [udev]
> :: running hook [udev]
> :: Triggering uevents...
> ERROR: device '/dev/mapper/main' not found. Skipping fsck.
> ERROR: Unable to find root device '/dev/mapper/main'.
> Should it work this way?
> Should I decrypt the main partition using the recovery shell?

The initrd doesn't decrypt it, see e.g. [0] for how to configure it
(mkinitcpio needs the encrypt hook).  Wouldn't try using the recovery
shell, usually it's needed when initrd doesn't have a needed program (or
kernel module), it doesn't help in such cases.

[0] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Dm-crypt_with_LUKS
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