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

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Thu Apr 10 18:09:36 CEST 2014


Thanks, fixed.

Arno

On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 17:50:20 CEST, .. ink .. wrote:
> 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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