[dm-crypt] Luks Key slot deletion question
arno at wagner.name
Fri Mar 16 20:50:05 CET 2018
of course, you should always have a header backup (FAQ item 6.2),
but in principle there should not be any problem.
Slot 0 is only special in that it is first in disk and has
the highest risk of bein overwritten by accident.
On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 18:19:19 CET, Greenberg, Aria wrote:
> I've been researching something for a long time now, and I haven't had
> much luck getting an answer, so I thought I'd ask this mailing list...
> My question is regarding deleting a passphrase in a key slot for a luks
> encrypted device. So I have two key slots enabled ( key slot 0 and key
> slot 1). I know the passphrases for both and I know that they both work
> when I reboot the my host. I want to remove key slot 0 though. I would
> leave slot 1 alone, of course. Do you think removing slot 0 will cause
> problems? I've been trying to research this and it's difficult to tell
> whether this will break things(I thought there might be something
> significant about slot 0).
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