[dm-crypt] Detached header

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Thu Apr 17 20:21:19 CEST 2014


Have you read the section "NOTES ON PASSPHRASE PROCESSING FOR LUKS"
in the man-page?

Arno

On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 20:12:20 CEST, Jan Janssen wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm experimenting with LUKS detached header and I had the problem
> that cryptsetup binary does not like regular files when provided
> with --header (both luksFormat and open). When I make a manual
> losetup with the same header file and provide the loop device to
> --header everything works fine.
> 
> According to the man page, --header is supposed to work for regular
> files too. This should either get fixed or the manual page be
> updated.
> 
> Jan Janssen
> _______________________________________________
> dm-crypt mailing list
> dm-crypt at saout.de
> http://www.saout.de/mailman/listinfo/dm-crypt

-- 
Arno Wagner,     Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. Inform.,    Email: arno at wagner.name
GnuPG: ID: CB5D9718  FP: 12D6 C03B 1B30 33BB 13CF  B774 E35C 5FA1 CB5D 9718
----
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers. -  Plato


More information about the dm-crypt mailing list