Articles tagged debian

  1. Encrypted root on Debian with keyfile/keyscript

    By Floris Bruynooghe

    I've recently set up another laptop with whith whole-disk encryption, including /boot. This is all fine --the debian-installer almost gets it right, you just need to edit /etc/default/grub to add GRUB_ENABLE_CRYPTODISK=y and then re-run grub-install on the target-- but once you get this working you end up …

  2. Using Debian source format 3.0 (quilt) and svn-buildpackage

    By Floris Bruynooghe

    Searching the svn-buildpackage manpage for the 3.0 (quilt) format I thought that it wasn't able to apply the patches in debian/patches during build time. Instead I was doing a horrible dance which looked something like svn-buildpackage --svn-export; cd ../build-area/...; debuild. Turns out I was completely wrong.

    svn-buildpackage doesn't …

  3. Installing Debian on a Sun Fire X2200 M2

    By Floris Bruynooghe

    Most important thing first: the eLOM console lives on ttyS1 (9600n8). If that gets you going you do not need to read any more.

    This works pretty easily, but there's isn't much information about how this works if you don't like using a keyboard and a screen (having these things …