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

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Tue Oct 29 01:19:16 CET 2013


On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 22:14:01 CET, Robert Nichols wrote:
> 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.

Hehe, yes I can imagine that....

Arno



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