[dm-crypt] openLuks failing - semaphore weird bug involved ?
arno at wagner.name
Fri Sep 16 01:07:04 CEST 2011
On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 12:15:14PM -0400, Ricflomag wrote:
> >>I have run a "badblocks -nvs
> >>it did not find any error... And after this, SMART still reports 4 pending
> >Meaning the pending sectors are someplae else.
> >>Any clue about how investigating further ?
> >badblocks on /dev/sdb.
> That would tell me where the pending sectors are, outside of the
> luks partition. But it would not help to know why the luks partition
> fails to open, would it ?
It should not. However, the disk is suspect. Solve that first.
Defective storage (or hardware in general) can cause all sorts
of strange effects.
Arno Wagner, Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. Inform., CISSP -- Email: arno at wagner.name
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