[dm-crypt] (no subject)

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Tue May 2 22:49:44 CEST 2017

On Tue, May 02, 2017 at 02:29:06 CEST, Diagon wrote:
> 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?

I think the statement was that there is a backup of the passphrase,
but not of the header.

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