[dm-crypt] reinstallation

Jonas Meurer jonas at freesources.org
Wed Aug 12 01:36:57 CEST 2009


On 12/08/2009 Jonas Meurer wrote:
> Hello Rainer,
> 
> On 12/08/2009 RaMaier at gmx.de wrote:
> > Here my description what has happened. Hopefully it becomes clearer now.
> >  
> > What I wrote were the initial steps I perforemed when I first set up
> > the partition (/dev/sda2). Again I did not repeat them now.
> > After my old PC had died I installed the RAID controller in a new PC
> > and installed Debian. (/dev/hda) cryptsetup is now already included.
> > (Thanks for the hint Arno)
> > Since it's a hardware controller the files on the not encrypted
> > partition (/dev/sda1) were immediately available.
> > Now I am looking for the steps I have to perform to access the data in
> > the encrypted partition (/dev/sda2) again, without destroying them.
> > 
> > When I now enter
> > cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sda2 tresor
> > I get 
> > Command failed: No steup backend available
> 
> please give some more information. i.e. paste the output of the
> following commands (as root):
> 
> # dpkg -l cryptsetup
> 
> # cryptsetup --version
> 
> # cryptsetup luksDump /dev/sda2
> 
> # cat /proc/crypto
> 
> none of the commands modifies your partition, they only print
> information about versions, partition types, crypto ciphers, kernel
> crypto support, etc.

and one more:

# dmsetup targets

greetings,
 jonas
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