[dm-crypt] Decrypting a drive; says a correct password is "incorrect"

Robert Nichols rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net
Wed Jan 11 03:17:20 CET 2017


On 01/10/2017 07:47 PM, Arno Wagner wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 16:43:46 CET, Robert Nichols wrote:
>> On 01/10/2017 02:47 AM, K Mmmm wrote:
> [...]
>> That would definitely make it worth sending the drive to a professional
>> data recovery company and ask them to try to recover just those 16
>> missing sectors.
>
> Well, maybe. But keep in mind this will only help if they
> get all of them completely and there is no other relevant
> damage.
>
> Might also be very expensive if there is surface damage
> to the platters.

So is a first year in medical school, regardless of surface damage.
But of course even if the LUKS keyslot can be recovered, there is
still no guarantee that the filesystem and digital wallet are intact.

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