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Support the use of encrypted filesystems for anything other than /boot using cryptsetup and LUKS. This includes install time creation/configuration, as well as integrated support in mkinitrd and initscripts (others?). Currently we are only pursuing support for encrypted devices using cryptsetup/LUKS.

When using encrypted file systems/block devices, the functionality should continue to work as expected, and not create situations where the encryption leads to undesired errors.


  1. Anaconda/Features/EncryptedBlockDevices
  2. Releases/FeatureEncryptedFilesystems

Steps To Reproduce

  • start the installer
  • enter the disk druid paritioning screen
  • Create a new LV filesystem (such as device /dev/LogVol00) on a new or existing LVM PV group
  • select the "encrypt" checkbox for the partition using the new device
  • enter a passphrase for the partition
  • create one or more non-encrypted filesystems using the LV filesystem
  • continue the installation

Expected Results

in post-install system, verify:

  • install completes successfully
  • none of the filesystems created are encrypted