[dm-crypt] External HD don't want to be deciphered

janemba cap.janemba at gmail.com
Mon May 4 16:51:53 CEST 2015

(Sorry I forgot the subject)

On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 4:50 PM, janemba <cap.janemba at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have an issue with LUKS. I have a new external hard drive with the
> following characteristics :
> Host scsi11: usb-storage
> Vendor: Seagate (2TB)
> Product: Expansion
> Serial Number: xxx
> Protocol: Transparent SCSI
> Transport: Bulk
> Quirks: SANE_SENSE
> Also I have cryptsetup install on my box with version 1.4.3 and kernel
> 3.14.5. I can't update cryptsetup on this box as I ciphered the hard drive
> with this version and I'm afraid to not be able to deciphered the hard
> drive if cryptsetup version change.
> Moreover, I'm using the external hard drive only with this box. This mean
> I setup nad I use cryptsetup on my external hard drive only with the box
> above.
> My issue is each time I open the device I got the following error :
> "No key available with this passphrase."
> I open it like below :
>  $ cryptsetup luksOpen  /dev/sdb1 safehd
> But sometimes it works so this is not a password issue. Also, I setup
> again the hard drive by zeroing the whole device and I got the exact same
> issue.
> Do you know whats going ?
> Please let me know if you want further information.
> Thanks

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