[dm-crypt] Detached header

Jan Janssen medhefgo at web.de
Thu Apr 17 20:52:29 CEST 2014

On 04/17/2014 08:27 PM, Milan Broz wrote:
> On 04/17/2014 08:12 PM, Jan Janssen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
> Detached header should works with regular files.
> Can you provide more info what is not working? Please post failing command with
> added --debug and provide exact versions of cryptsetup.
> Milan

Sorry for the noise, I had a typo in the header file name.


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