[dm-crypt] 1.6.2 - waiting for zero, luksFormat hung

Milan Broz gmazyland at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 10:17:44 CET 2013


On 11/22/2013 09:38 AM, shmick at riseup.net wrote:

> 
> why does luksFormat succeed using a simple short password and fail with
> a more complex, longer one ?
> 
> this occurs in parted magic boot cd from 28-02-2013

It seems that there is no free download. Sorry, cannot even try it. Ask them.

It works with upstream build, in fact, maximal interactive password length
can be seen in cryptsetup --help:
...
Default compiled-in key and passphrase parameters:
        Maximum keyfile size: 8192kB, Maximum interactive passphrase length 512 (characters)
Default PBKDF2 iteration time for LUKS: 1000 (ms)

Milan


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