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Re: cgd (encrypted disk) support in bootblocks (Was: summer of code - scrub feature)

On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 09:37:54PM +0100, Jan Danielsson wrote:
>    The cgd parameters contains a salt value. Is it possible to store  
> such arguments in a file separated from the kernel? It doesn't seem  
> feasible for the user to enter these values manually each boot.

The boot loader already gets the kernel arguments from a configuration
file.  At least when booting in multiboot mode, many arguments -- perhaps
an arbitrary number? -- of reasonably large size are supported.


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