[dm-crypt] LUKS GPT GUID

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Fri Jan 31 21:56:11 CET 2014


2014-01-26 Pali Rohár <pali.rohar at gmail.com>:
> Hello,
>
> according to wikipedia [1] and other sites (e.g. [2]) MBR partition ID
> for LUKS is E8. I tried to find GPT partition GUID for LUKS, but there
> is nothing on wikipedia [3] nor google... So has LUKS already
> preferred/assigned GUID for GPT partition table? There is already GPT
> GUID for linux data, raid, swap, lvm and home partitions (see [3]), so
> I think that LUKS should have GUID too.
>
> [1] - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partition_type
> [2] - http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/partitions/partition_types-1.html
> [3] - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUID_Partition_Table
>
> --
> Pali Rohár
> pali.rohar at gmail.com

So what do you think? Should there be GPT GUID for LUKS defined? Or not?

-- 
Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com


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