[dm-crypt] Problem recovering encrypted partitions

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Sun Jan 15 15:23:29 CET 2012


Indeed. Added in Wiki and SVN.

Arno


On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 03:13:06PM +0100, Milan Broz wrote:
> On 01/14/2012 10:17 PM, Arno Wagner wrote:
> 
> >first thing is to check that the LUKS headers are still there:
> >
> >   cryptsetup isLuks<device>
> 
> Just nitpicking - I would better suggest to use
> 
> blkid -p <device>
> 
> It will also detect crypto but also it will print if
> there is some other signature.
> 
> You should see something like
> 
> # blkid -p /dev/sda2
> /dev/sda2: UUID="..." VERSION="1" TYPE="crypto_LUKS" USAGE="crypto" ...
> 
> (-p means bypass cache, for old blkid just remove this switch
> if not supported)
> 
> Milan
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