[Assist] boot.cfg: encrypted root partition
mtjm at mtjm.eu
Sun Sep 16 15:36:56 GMT 2012
> 4. This entry  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.  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.
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