[dm-crypt] Avoiding fsck.ext4 destruction of crypto_luks data

Milan Broz gmazyland at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 13:25:46 CET 2012


On 12/30/2012 01:08 PM, Sven Eschenberg wrote:
>> I also found that "wipefs"
>> does not remove matadata 0.90 signatures from md components (located
>> at the end. I still use them because I like kernel-level autodetection
>> and my arrays are small), also added warning about that.

Usual util-linux maintainer response is "send a patch" :-)

wipefs must work (e.g. anaconda installer depends on the proper sig. erase)
so it is a bug somewhere.

Do you have reproducer? (only 0.9 metadata end-of-disk format?)

Milan


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