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Re: bin/55157: Request: cgd: timeout on waiting for passphrase

Stefan Schaeckeler wrote:
>  A user might enter the passphrase quite late and the timeout may happen while
>  cdgconfig decrypts the device. Cdgconfig should not be killed in that stage.

A user might run out of time while trying to correct a typo. You
can't rely on timeouts (especially if you don't see a countdown
and you have no idea how much time you have).

>  Also, the follow-up problems are not solved. The two services
>  /etc/rc.d/fsck and /etc/rc.d/mountall will fail accessing /dev/cgd*.

I don't think our rc(8) is designed to handle fallbacks. If something
goes wrong, we drop to a single-user shell.


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