[dm-crypt] "not a valid LUKS device" after distro change

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Wed Oct 29 01:57:38 CET 2014

On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 00:03:01 CET, Jonas Meurer wrote:
> Hi John,
> I don't believe that either cryptsetup/LUKS or LVM is the reason for
> your troubles.

I agree on that, at least as to direct reason. Some kind of
automation seems to misidentify the LUKS container and then
triggers some kind of destructive and wrong handling.


> Do you use the crypttab function of Ubuntu cryptsetup packages? If so,
> please paste the content of /etc/crypttab.
> Kind regards,
>  jonas
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