[dm-crypt] Basics

Robert Nichols rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net
Sat Sep 26 15:12:42 CEST 2015

On 09/26/2015 02:14 AM, Mike Nagie wrote:
> According to the ArchWiki, the dd block size could be larger than
> default. It comes from this that the upper command may exit before
> wiping the last blocks if a larger block size is used. How could
> I prevent this or make sure everything is overwritten?

You don't need to worry about that. dd will write the final, partial
block, and the final report will say "xxxx+1 records out", indicating
that 1 partial block was written.

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