[dm-crypt] Problems mounting device with cryptsetup 106.

Tyler Haske tyler.haske at gmail.com
Sun Jan 30 09:49:33 CET 2011


Nevermind. I got it.
I'm not keeping an encrypted backup. I almost lost 15 years worth of data.

On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 3:41 AM, Tyler Haske <tyler.haske at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi.
>
> I've lost access to my data. I just set it up a crypt device yesterday.
>
> # cryptsetup --version
> cryptsetup 1.0.6
>
>
>
> Yesterday I used this command:
>
> #cryptsetup create archive /dev/sdb
>
> I then did something to mount the /dev/mapper/archive to /archive.
>
> but I can't remember what exactly.
>
> Now I get this message.
>
> #cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdb archive
> Enter LUKS passphrase:
> Command failed: No key available with this passphrase.
>
> I remember some bit about /dev/dm-0.
> The last part I have is /dev/mapper/archive is an ext3 block device
> that eventually maps to /archive.
>
> I can't get #cryptsetup isLuks or #cryptsetup luksDump to work anywhere ...
>
> Everything was working well until I restarted. Any help would be appreciated.
>
> Tyler.
>


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