[dm-crypt] plain: opening with a wrong password

U.Mutlu for-gmane at mutluit.com
Wed Feb 4 13:33:15 CET 2015


Hi,
what happens if an encrypted filesystem (plain, no LUKS)
next time is opened accidently with a wrong password,
and new data written to it? Will the filesystem then become damaged/unusable?

I didn't try this out, but I know the create/open command accepts
any password for an already existing encrypted filesystem
since no metadata is stored with such a "plain" volume, right?




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