[dm-crypt] Cryptsetup FAQ montly pointer 8/13

Sven Eschenberg sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de
Sun Aug 4 17:02:09 CEST 2013

Personally I'd prefer using the WWN, as it won't certainly change
(seperators on a serial,model,make combination might change any time ...)

On Second thought, the seperator of the string wwn and the actual wwn
could change too.

Okay, WWN is just another option.



On Sat, August 3, 2013 15:51, Robert Nichols wrote:
> On 08/02/2013 04:54 PM, Arno Wagner wrote:
>> The FAQ can be fount on the Web here:
>>    http://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/wiki/FrequentlyAskedQuestions
>> and in the sources.
>> Changes:
>> - Added section on swap encryption as item 2.2
> Another option for reliably identifying the swap partition is to use
> /dev/disk/by-id/<identifier> to identify the drive by model and serial
> number.  For example, my own swap partition is
>      /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_ST95005620AS_5YX1NEGE-part5
> That should be safe unless I re-purpose that drive and forget to update
> /etc/crypttab.
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