[dm-crypt] No key available for this passphrase

.. ink .. mhogomchungu at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 00:46:53 CET 2013


 [..]

> but a function like this or any other
> mechanism of header-protection would be nice to see as standard for LUKS.
> Especially because the first keyslot is so likely to be corrupted by
> partition
> managers (should be aroud the offset of keyslot 0 where they start to dump
> their
> data?).
>
>
has there been any study to find out which ones of the keyslots is most
likely to get corrupted accidentally by various tools?

will adding keys from the last slot going backwards add some protection
from keys being inaccessible due to accidental header corruption by various
tools?
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