[dm-crypt] How to recover partially overwritten LUKS volume?

Heinz Diehl htd at fancy-poultry.org
Sat Aug 25 20:59:44 CEST 2012


On 25.08.2012, András Korn wrote: 

> Would it make sense to try a luksFormat with the same passphrase? I
> suppose not, because a random key is likely involved...?

The passphrase is used to unlock the master key, which is _not_
derived from the passphrase. So it makes no sense at all, but will
destroy your header.



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