[dm-crypt] Need help with sync'ing dmsetup info to disk
cryptsetup at kdzbn.homelinux.net
Fri Jul 15 05:13:48 CEST 2011
Johann Burkard wrote:
> 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?
Depends on what changed. If you have a backup, it may help. I'd grab a
backup of the current bits on disk before changing anything permanent,
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