[dm-crypt] Bug Report to Ubuntu regarding dangerous installer
arno at wagner.name
Sun Apr 17 04:16:20 CEST 2011
There is a bug report about this already in the Ubuntu bug
tracking system here, whih was upgraded to "critical" as
result of my bug report.
It should get looked at for 11.04 now and hopefully be fixed.
The only thing really needed is a detection of existing
LUKS headers and a strong warning that you will kill them
For my side this closes the discussion. Any clunky
cryptsetup-integrated backup is not a clean option, as
"luksHeaderBackup" works just fine and avoids numerous
possible problems with the other solutions proposed here.
It just has to be used.
Arno Wagner, Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. Inform., CISSP -- Email: arno at wagner.name
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