[dm-crypt] Filling a disk with random data - question

.. ink .. mhogomchungu at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 17:50:20 CEST 2014


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 11:15 AM, Arno Wagner <arno at wagner.name> wrote:

> Just added this to the Wiki-Version of the FAQ as Item 2.19, if
> anybody wants to have a look and comment.
>
> Arno
>
>
Your example uses a syntax that is marked as being "obsolete" in the man
page.

There is an error in your example as that syntax expects the device to be
the last argument,not the mapper path.Your example fail with the following
error:

[root at mtz ink]# cryptsetup create -d /dev/urandom /dev/loop0  to_be_wiped
Device to_be_wiped doesn't exist or access denied.
[root at mtz ink]#
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