[dm-crypt] [ANNOUNCE] cryptsetup 1.2.0-rc1 (test release candidate)

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Fri Nov 19 09:49:21 CET 2010


On 11/19/2010 02:01 AM, Arno Wagner wrote:
> Compiles and installs fine. What is the new output line
> for 'type' on 'cryptestup status'?:
> 
>   type:  PLAIN

It's the type of active device according to context,
(these are defined in libcryptsetup.h)
currently there is PLAIN (create command) and LUKS1 (luksOpen),
but maybe later some other formats appears.

Basically you can get this information already from
"dmsetup status <name>" and check DM-UUID prefix.
(In principle this prefix used to check which subsystem owns
the device.)

Probably should be mentioned released notes...

Milan


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