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bug #43731: Cryptomount support for LUKS detached header

Submitted by:  John Lane <johnlane>
Submitted on:  Sun Nov 30 20:07:55 2014  
Votes:  220  
Category: Disk & PartitionSeverity: Major
Priority: 3 - LowItem Group: None
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: 
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 
Release: Git masterReproducibility: None
Planned Release: 2.03+

Thu Apr 14 16:46:03 2016, comment #1:

It would be nice if support could be added to grub-mkconfig so that if /boot resides on a LUKS-volume with a detached header it will not bail out.

Kristoffer Lindahl <sune>
Sun Nov 30 20:07:55 2014, original submission:

Attached patch provides a new option to cryptomount to specify a detached LUKS header. If given, it's used instead of any header on the LUKS volume. This allows header to be removed from the volume.

usage example:

cryptomount -H (hd0,1)/header hd1,1

John Lane <johnlane>



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