[dm-crypt] not a valid LUKS device

Hugo hugo at riseup.net
Fri Apr 26 18:54:55 CEST 2013


On 04/26/2013 11:14 AM, Arno Wagner wrote:
>> What is your opinion on this?
> 
> Well, it is difficult to see what this bug really does, but
> if it really overwrites the first sector, then the salts
> in the LUKS header are gone and there is no way to recover
> from that without a header backup.
Sure, as expected. I will reformat that so.. :(

> 
> It seems Ubuntu still does not understand how to keep its 
> fingers off existing LUKS partitions. I recommend you complain
> to them.

I am trying.. But as I understand, it is seen by them as low priority
and who is interested in things out of the mainstream should achieve by
themselves.

Thanks Arno!

> 
> Arno
> 



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