[dm-crypt] unable to mount my encrypted drive

Claudio Moretti flyingstar16 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 13:21:27 CET 2013


I meant "Rick", not "Ralf". Sorry :P


On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 8:14 PM, Claudio Moretti <flyingstar16 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Ralf,
>
> have you tried decrypting it manually? Either typing in the password or
> decrypting the keyfile in /tmp/ (or some other location) and using the
> --key-file option to pass it to cryptsetup?
>
> If that doesn't work, then it's probably a corrupted header, but if that
> works it's only a configuration problem.
>
> Regards,
>
> Claudio
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 4:53 PM, Ralf Ramsauer <
> ralf+dm at ramses-pyramidenbau.de> wrote:
>
>> On 12/02/2013 05:47 PM, Ralf Ramsauer wrote:
>> >   cryptsetup luksHeaderRestore /dev/sdaX --header-backup-file <device>
>> Little mistake, <device> should of course be your header backup file.
>>
>> Regards
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