[dm-crypt] Overwrote keyfile; Have master key; Recover data?
zack at buhman.org
Fri Sep 14 02:21:17 CEST 2012
So I was bumbling along and for some stupid reason I generated a new
keyfile (thinking I was on another machine) and ended up overwriting my
keyfile that I use on a volume that has 1.1TB data.
I was reading
section 6.10, and at the time I had the thing unlocked. So I retrieved
the master key as described in the FAQ, but then I guess I didn't read
the instructions properly, and did luksFormat with the master key file.
When I unlock that, the filesystem that's supposed to be inside doesn't
What I did: http://sprunge.us/UjBQ
I also have http://sprunge.us/bWFc from my console buffer when I was just
playing around. Is data recovery still possible?
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