[dm-crypt] Cryptsetup FAQ montly pointer 8/13

Sven Eschenberg sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de
Sun Aug 4 17:02:09 CEST 2013


Personally I'd prefer using the WWN, as it won't certainly change
(seperators on a serial,model,make combination might change any time ...)

On Second thought, the seperator of the string wwn and the actual wwn
could change too.

Okay, WWN is just another option.

Regards

-Sven


On Sat, August 3, 2013 15:51, Robert Nichols wrote:
> On 08/02/2013 04:54 PM, Arno Wagner wrote:
>> The FAQ can be fount on the Web here:
>>    http://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/wiki/FrequentlyAskedQuestions
>> and in the sources.
>>
>> Changes:
>> - Added section on swap encryption as item 2.2
>
> Another option for reliably identifying the swap partition is to use
> /dev/disk/by-id/<identifier> to identify the drive by model and serial
> number.  For example, my own swap partition is
>
>      /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST95005620AS_5YX1NEGE-part5
>
> That should be safe unless I re-purpose that drive and forget to update
> /etc/crypttab.
>
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