[dm-crypt] Encrypted container showing only lost+found directory.

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Thu Apr 7 23:48:14 CEST 2016

It seems you mkfs-ed over it. If it opens cleanly, then this
is very likely not a cryptsetup problem...

What have you done in filesystem creation and partitioning
to cause this?


On Thu, Apr 07, 2016 at 20:37:46 CEST, Dani wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm having some problem with dm-crypt. I had an encrypted container
> with some really valuable information, to which I had accessed
> before. But now, although it accepts my password, when I open it I
> only get a lost+found directory. What does this mean and how could I
> solve it?
> Thanks.
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