[dm-crypt] Detached header

Jan Janssen medhefgo at web.de
Thu Apr 17 20:12:20 CEST 2014


I'm experimenting with LUKS detached header and I had the problem that 
cryptsetup binary does not like regular files when provided with 
--header (both luksFormat and open). When I make a manual losetup with 
the same header file and provide the loop device to --header everything 
works fine.

According to the man page, --header is supposed to work for regular 
files too. This should either get fixed or the manual page be updated.

Jan Janssen

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