[dm-crypt] Need help with sync'ing dmsetup info to disk

Johann Burkard johann at johannburkard.de
Thu Jul 14 21:13:43 CEST 2011


Am 14.07.2011, 05:36 Uhr, schrieb Bryan Kadzban  
<cryptsetup at kdzbn.homelinux.net>:
> That's not how it works.  dmsetup does not save tables to disk.
> cryptsetup reads the LUKS header off disk (if you use LUKS).  See the
> FAQ for the layout of this header (and where the key slots go).

thanks Bryan. Would you say that I should restore the LUKS header from the  
old backup? Would that work?

Johann Burkard


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