Please add LUKS support to /sbin/findfs

Bug #20179 reported by Nikolaus Rath on 2005-08-21
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Bug Description

It would be great if findfs also detected the UUIDs of LUKS encrypted partitions
(http://luks.endorphin.org/spec).

Rationale: I want to use the UUID= syntax in /etc/crypttab to support automatic
encryption of usb devices without a fixed device name.

Nikolaus Rath (nikratio) wrote :

Reported upstream as 1360106.
(http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/)

Theodore Ts'o (tytso) wrote :

Checked into e2fsprogs's SCM, will be in e2fsprogs 1.40

Theodore Ts'o (tytso) wrote :

Gutsy is shipping e2fsprogs 1.40.2, and so this issue has been addressed in the currently shipping Ubuntu release.

Changed in e2fsprogs:
status: New → Fix Released
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