Encrypted LVM partitions on Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Sat Sep 10 15:38:35 MDT 2011


On Wed, 7 Sep 2011 16:05:57 -0600
Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:

> Changing the partition type should be harmless--you can always change
> it back. The only caveat is what tools may do differently when they
> see your newly-classified partition.
> Sounds like in your case that's what you need to do though.

That's what I did. With that warning in mind, I rebooted to finnix,
changed it, and rebooted to the native Ubuntu. It seems to be working
just fine.

Finnix, curiously enough, correctly detected that the partition is an
encrypted LVM partition.

Thanks, all.

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