[dm-crypt] dropped passwords?

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Thu Oct 16 22:14:46 CEST 2014


Passwords do not get "dropped". Were there updates?
Is the locale still the same? Also refer to 
FAQ item 1.2, last Paragraph. Unless the LUKS
header was damaged, a changed character encoding
is the most likely reason for this behavior.

Arno

On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 20:42:21 CEST, yarro ayte wrote:
> I just spent 5 weeks in the hospital. Came back and found that
> cryptsetup luksOpen on my offline machine doesn't recognize the
> password I've been using for the past 5 years...
> 
> WTF...???
> 
> Help, please!!
> 
>    Yarro
> _______________________________________________
> 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

If it's in the news, don't worry about it.  The very definition of 
"news" is "something that hardly ever happens." -- Bruce Schneier


More information about the dm-crypt mailing list