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|ID||Project||Category||View Status||Date Submitted||Last Update|
|0006185||Kali Linux||[All Projects] General Bug||public||2020-03-11 17:51||2021-07-07 14:33|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version|
|Summary||0006185: Kali-light install with encryption boots to initramfs prompt, no decryption prompt|
|Description||Installing kali light with standard system utilities and encrypting the HD on installation results in first boot to initramfs prompt. Checked after installation before reboot with alt-F2 and mount -bind /sys /target/sys and /dev to /target/dev. Did the apt update and apt install cryptsetup and it wasn't installed.|
Fix: Add whatever package is missing for full HD encryption and prompt on boot to kali-light
|Steps To Reproduce||Install Kali light from live usb, choose only xfce, standard system utilities and kali iight and kali-linux*?|
What image did you use to run the installer?
Can you provide the logs of the initial installation? You should have them in /var/log/installer/syslog.
I wiped the drive and installed with tools instead so no logs.
Let me know if you want the logs, I'll reproduce the issue and fetch them from a live system
||Yes, I would like to see the logs. Since you installed kali-linux-light I assume that you made the installation with network enabled. Is that correct? (otherwise you should not see any extra meta-packages to install)|
Yes I did have the mirror enabled and network is working fine.
On first boot after install, i get the usual splash screen, then this:
[ 2.036476] i801_smbus 0000:00:1f.3: Failed to enable SMBus PCI device (-16)
BusyBox version... and (initramfs) prompt
I wrote PROBLEM MIGHT START HERE in the log where I think the issue comes from but I might be wrong
syslog-1.txt (794,039 bytes)
syslog-2.txt (1,338,873 bytes)
The log clearly shows that it tries to install cryptsetup-initramfs as part of the base-installer step, before the network mirror has been configured.
Not sure what's the right fix: modify d-i to retry queued package installation later? fix our live ISO to have the required .deb embedded so that the install works even without network?
|2020-03-11 17:51||vypr||New Issue|
|2020-03-12 08:06||rhertzog||Assigned To||=> rhertzog|
|2020-03-12 08:06||rhertzog||Status||new => feedback|
|2020-03-12 08:06||rhertzog||Note Added: 0012410|
|2020-03-12 17:32||vypr||Note Added: 0012411|
|2020-03-12 17:32||vypr||Status||feedback => assigned|
|2020-03-13 08:41||rhertzog||Note Added: 0012412|
|2020-03-13 16:59||vypr||File Added: syslog-1.txt|
|2020-03-13 16:59||vypr||File Added: syslog-2.txt|
|2020-03-13 16:59||vypr||Note Added: 0012413|
|2020-12-01 10:48||g0tmi1k||Priority||high => normal|
|2020-12-01 10:50||g0tmi1k||Severity||major => minor|
|2021-07-07 14:33||rhertzog||Note Added: 0014890|