(BUG) default encrypted /swap possible data loss

Asked by sparkler on 2011-06-20

ok i don't know were to post a bug report so ill post here the default option to encrypt /home also encrypts swap which is good but it uses /dev instead of uuid and the /dev can change with multiple hdd's so it can end up encrypting another hdd which has happened to me configured to use 12gb on a 250gb disk then on my last login i find a 465gb swap which was my encrypted disk with all my game data on it lucky i backed up my drive header so ill hopefully be able to restore most of it but this could happen to someone else and they could loss something more important then game data which is why im reporting it as data loss = bad

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If you suspect a bug simply post one. It will be converted to a question by the ops if it is more suitable

Sam_ (and-sam) said : #2

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs

> /dev instead of uuid

Yep, edit fstab, before run blkid to get UUID.

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