[dm-crypt] Variable data offset for a LUKS volume that uses a detached header.

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Wed Dec 23 07:23:18 CET 2015

Hmm. What about actually shifting the partition contents physically?

Or maybe have a dummy-LUKS device, open that, read the master-key 
(see FAQ Item 6.10 ) close it again, and use that master-key
on a plain device? This is probably far to complex, but could 
serve for experiments.


On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 07:15:37 CET, .. ink .. wrote:
> > Maybe the --skip option will help here?
> >
> The option is not available with LUKS volumes and the following error
> message is produced when it is used when unlocking a LUKS volume:
> cryptsetup: Option --skip is supported only for open of plain and
> loopaes devices.
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