[dm-crypt] please HELP - can't acces encrypted LVM after linux reinstallation.

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Fri Oct 28 18:03:00 CEST 2011


On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 05:53:48PM +0200, Marc Ballarin wrote:
> Am Samstag, den 29.10.2011, 04:23 +1300 schrieb Aleksander Swirski:
> ... 
> > I now realize what might have happened. As I explained I set up same
> > passphrase again on this crypt disk when installing new system. But I
> > suspect, encryption key underneath could be changed and LVM is now
> > scrambled?
> 
> Yes, if you used LUKS this is exactly what happened. cryptsetup created
> a new, random master key and wrote it over your old master key.

I wonder whether I should as a warning about this at the beginning 
of the FAQ. 

Arno
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