[dm-crypt] Possibility for safe Luks partition delete functionality

Heinz Diehl htd at fancy-poultry.org
Wed Dec 11 20:16:07 CET 2013


On 11.12.2013, tada wrote: 

> I was wondering if it is possible to add something like shred or wipe
> functionality for Luks devices, call it luksWipe, to safely delete the
> luks header

You can do that easily by running dd against the first MB's of the
respective partition..

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdaX



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