[dm-crypt] Partition mandatory?

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Sun Jun 19 17:46:19 CEST 2011


On 06/19/2011 05:25 PM, Patrick wrote:
> So, in the case of such a header destruction by an "old" OS, I think
> it is still possible to restore the header I saved using
> 
> _luksHeaderBackup_ <device> --header-backup-file <file>
> 
> doing
> 
> _luksHeaderRestore_ <device> --header-backup-file <file>
> 
> Correct?

yes, but it s just backup of LUKS header. Not a backup of data inside:-)
(with old header backup and passphrase you can unlock the drive,
so store it on safe place)

Milan




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