[dm-crypt] luksHeaderBackup

Heinz Diehl htd at fancy-poultry.org
Tue Aug 14 20:03:28 CEST 2012


On 14.08.2012, Two Spirit wrote: 

> Is the cryptsetup luksHeaderBackup equvalent to just doing a dd of the LUKS
> drive?

No.

> how would I know the exact total length. and I assume there is no offset
> for the header.

Look here:

http://wiki.cryptsetup.googlecode.com/git/LUKS-standard/on-disk-format.pdf



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