[dm-crypt] Some problems with veritysetup command

Mikulas Patocka mpatocka at redhat.com
Thu Nov 21 16:12:01 CET 2013


Hi

Veritysetup was completely rewritten by Milan Broz, so I am forwarding 
your report to him.

Mikulas


On Wed, 20 Nov 2013, ?? wrote:

> Dear Mikulas
>     I am a chinese student. There is a problem with my veritysetup command.
> If I run the following command
>     #veritysetup format /dev/sdb /dev/sdc
> the output is "Unknown crypt device type VERITY requested."
> I don't know why.  I am looking forward to your reply. Thank you very much!
> 
> My veritysetup command installation steps are as follows:
> 1  Compiling 3.4.0 kernel, make sure DM_VERITY[=m]
> 2  Rebooting to enter 3.4.0 kernel, insert the module(#modprobe dm-verity)
> 3  Installing veritysetup command
>     a Dowload veritysetup package(veritysetup-1.6.2-1.fc20.i686.rpm) from
> [1].
>        My system info is as follows:
>        "Linux az-desktop 3.4.0 #1 SMP Wed Nov 20 11:02:15 CST 2013 i686
> athlon i386 GNU/Linux   ubuntu 12.04"
>     b Install the package
>        # alien -i veritysetup-1.6.2-1.fc20.i686.rpm
> 
> 
> If my installation steps are wrong, please give me the  right steps. Thank
> you very much again!
> 
> 
> 
> Reference
> [1] http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=veritysetup
> 
> 


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