[dm-crypt] Size of LUKS header and how to overwrite

Michael Kjörling michael at kjorling.se
Wed Feb 10 21:13:50 CET 2016


On 10 Feb 2016 21:07 +0100, from sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de (Sven Eschenberg):
> Yes, it will overwrite the header and potential free space after the
> header up to the first sector of encrypted data.
> 
> Does this seem so weird?

No, but given the somewhat roundabout way this was described in the
FAQ at least last I looked, this seems like a much easier way to
describe it...

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