[dm-crypt] Cryptsetup FAQ monthly pointer 3/2014

Sven Eschenberg sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de
Sat Mar 1 15:52:22 CET 2014


On first sight, there's some typos in 6.12:

lenght-> length.
(512 byteper sector) -> 512 byte(s) per

In the keyslot part of the table:
PBKDF3 iteration count ->  PBKDF2 ...

Regards

-Sven

On Sat, March 1, 2014 14:43, Arno Wagner wrote:
> The FAQ can be found in the sources and the most current version
> is at http://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/wiki/FrequentlyAskedQuestions
>
> Changes since last pointer:
>
> - 8.3 explains how to use cryptsetup 1.6.4 or later to recover
>   from whirlpool being broken in older gcrypt releases
>
> - 6.12 now contains a LUKS header desctiption with
>   hex and decimal offsets.
>
> As allways, feedback welcome!
>
> Arno
>
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