[dm-crypt] (no subject)

Diagon saout.boxy at xoxy.net
Tue May 2 02:29:06 CEST 2017

On 05/01/2017 02:01 PM, Arno Wagner - arno at wagner.name wrote:
> On Mon, May 01, 2017 at 20:45:15 CEST, Michael Kjörling wrote:
>> On 1 May 2017 22:37 +0500, from hsiddiqi at gmail.com (Hammad Siddiqi):
>>> Hi Team,
>>> May I please get an update on this.
>> Everyone here donates freely of their own time to help others. If you
>> require more than volunteer effort, then I recommend that you turn to
>> your contracted support provider to open a case with them.
> Indeed. However the update here is pretty simple: It looks
> like you have lost your LUKS container permanendly due to
> causes unknown, likely localized corruption from bad RAM,
> a bad bus or a bad controller somewhere. I recommend a look 
> into FAQ section 6, "Backup and Data Recovery" for a future 
> set-up.

For my own edification, could someone clarify this for me?  If he's got
a backup of his header, shouldn't he be able to unlock/open the device,
even if he doesn't find a filesystem on there?

> Regards,
> Arno


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