[dm-crypt] cryptsetup creates 1.8 Gb when it should be 1Tb

Robert Nichols rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net
Mon Oct 28 22:14:01 CET 2013


On 10/28/2013 03:26 PM, Arno Wagner wrote:
> Interesting. This one was new for me.
>
> Arno
>
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 20:28:31 CET, metageek wrote:
>> Ok, problem solved now,
>>
>> the last poster was spot on, for some reason that I cannot figure out, there
>> was a regular file /dev/sdb1. After removing it (with the drive
>> disconnected), everything works.

I've seen it before in other contexts. Things can get really weird when
there is an ordinary, non-empty file named /dev/null.

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