[dm-crypt] Decrypting a drive; says a correct password is "incorrect"

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Wed Jan 11 02:47:14 CET 2017

On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 16:43:46 CET, Robert Nichols wrote:
> On 01/10/2017 02:47 AM, K Mmmm wrote:
> That would definitely make it worth sending the drive to a professional
> data recovery company and ask them to try to recover just those 16
> missing sectors.

Well, maybe. But keep in mind this will only help if they
get all of them completely and there is no other relevant

Might also be very expensive if there is surface damage
to the platters.

Arno Wagner,     Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. Inform.,    Email: arno at wagner.name
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