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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004945Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2018-09-26 22:52
ReporterdodiorneAssigned Torhertzog 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Product Version2018.3 
Target VersionFixed in Version2018.4 
Summary0004945: 2018.3 does not allow encrypted persistence on USB
DescriptionUsing the documented steps to create a bootable USB drive with encrypted persistence no longer works with the 2018.3 iso. Following the same steps does work for 2018.2 and earlier.

When selecting the encrypted persistence option at boot user is never prompted for luks password.

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dodiorne

2018-08-31 12:24

reporter   ~0009563

Last edited: 2018-08-31 12:35

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this issue might be related to issue 0004719

dodiorne

2018-08-31 14:04

reporter   ~0009565

warning noticed during the boot scroll:

unable to load module dm-crypt
cryptesetup is unavailable

rhertzog

2018-09-08 09:16

administrator   ~0009614

I fixed this with an updated live-build-configuration:
http://git.kali.org/gitweb/?p=live-build-config.git;a=commitdiff;h=cab92ee094babe77ee8b5cc10e2747da9bff3daf

But this will not fix the already released ISO, it will just fix the future daily and weekly ISO.

@elwood, do you think we should update the released ISO with a 2018.3a release?

elwood

2018-09-08 17:39

administrator   ~0009615

@rhertzog, Yes, its likely best we should do an updated ISO. I think there are enough people that only ever use the release ISOs that if we don't it will cause a lot of issues until the next release.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-08-30 21:27 dodiorne New Issue
2018-08-31 00:58 elwood Status new => acknowledged
2018-08-31 12:24 dodiorne Note Added: 0009563
2018-08-31 12:35 rhertzog Note Edited: 0009563 View Revisions
2018-08-31 14:04 dodiorne Note Added: 0009565
2018-09-08 09:16 rhertzog Assigned To => rhertzog
2018-09-08 09:16 rhertzog Status acknowledged => resolved
2018-09-08 09:16 rhertzog Resolution open => fixed
2018-09-08 09:16 rhertzog Fixed in Version => 2018.4
2018-09-08 09:16 rhertzog Note Added: 0009614
2018-09-08 17:39 elwood Note Added: 0009615