[dm-crypt] Bug Report to Ubuntu regarding dangerous installer

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Sun Apr 17 04:16:20 CEST 2011


There is a bug report about this already in the Ubuntu bug
tracking system here, whih was upgraded to "critical" as
result of my bug report. 

http://launchpad.net/bugs/420080

It should get looked at for 11.04 now and hopefully be fixed.
The only thing really needed is a detection of existing 
LUKS headers and a strong warning that you will kill them
by proceeding.

For my side this closes the discussion. Any clunky 
cryptsetup-integrated backup is not a clean option, as
"luksHeaderBackup" works just fine and avoids numerous
possible problems with the other solutions proposed here.
It just has to be used. 

Arno
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