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Re: trying to install Debian encrypted in an existed partition, keeping the rest as it is ...




On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 06:15:23PM -0500, Albretch Mueller wrote:
> On 1/29/19, Nitebirdz <nitebirdz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I used the following two documents sometime ago to perform a similar
> > install. Hopefully, they will be of some help to you too.
> >
> > https://xo.tc/setting-up-full-disk-encryption-on-debian-9-stretch.html
> >
> > https://gist.github.com/ppmathis/ccfbfce86484dc61834c1f17568d7b80
> 
>  As you could see, they both describe a Debian stretch -Full Disk
> Encryption- type of installation. I will try to think it through again
> when I find some time
> 
>  I still don't get why would Debian become so temperamental about
> partitions when you try to install it encrypted
> 

Albretch,


Perhaps the following document could be of some help. I had to use it to
install Debian Stretch on a different laptop with EFI. So, in my case, one
of the partitions is not encrypted. In that sense, the situation is
somehow similar to your fat16 (/dev/sda1) partition. The document refers
to Jessie, but I used it to install Stretch no problem. 

https://xo.tc/setting-up-full-disk-encryption-on-debian-jessie.html


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Nitebirdz