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

Milan Broz mbroz at redhat.com
Sun Jan 30 10:41:21 CET 2011


On 01/30/2011 09:49 AM, Tyler Haske wrote:
> I'm not keeping an encrypted backup. I almost lost 15 years worth of data.

I am sure you are doing backups now;-)

>> #cryptsetup create archive /dev/sdb
...
>> #cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdb archive

create and luksOpen are two distinct commands and formats,
you cannot combine these two.

(create will not fail on LUKS device, but you will get garbage
instead of data)

Milan


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