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[SOLVED] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

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Re: [PENDING] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

Post by jhoney » Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:59 pm

Just installed ArcoLinuxB Qtile full 19.06.1 and ArcoLinux 19.06.1 with encryption and it installed fine.
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Re: [PENDING] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

Post by erikdubois » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:11 pm

Yes if you follow this post and those settings it will install just fine

https://arcolinux.com/the-calamares-ser ... calamares/
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Re: [PENDING] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

Post by RedRoo » Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:57 pm

I’m trying to install currently and am getting the exact same error. I tried cleaning out the drive of partitions and still no luck. Not really sure where to go from here.

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Re: [PENDING] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

Post by erikdubois » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:05 pm

Do not install with encryption...

or

experiment further...

Do not make it complex.

See the calamares article. It does work.

I can only assume what used to work now still works.
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Re: [SOLVED] Calamares fails to create partitions when choosing to encrypt.

Post by RedRoo » Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:37 pm

I tried for some time, but I couldn't get it to work. I tried the suggestions in the articles and no dice. From what I gleamed from this thread, it did not work before, the OP simply manually formatted the drive himself. I need encryption as it's a laptop. Interestingly, I had absolutely no problems installing Manjaro with same settings using Calamares.

I can do it manually, but I thought it might be worth fixing.


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