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bug #43731: Cryptomount support for LUKS detached header

Submitted by:  John Lane <johnlane>
Submitted on:  Sun 30 Nov 2014 08:07:55 PM UTC  
Votes:  220  
Category:  Disk & Partition Severity:  Major
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  None
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open Release: 
Release:  Git master Reproducibility:  None
Planned Release:  2.03+

Thu 14 Apr 2016 04:46:03 PM UTC, 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 30 Nov 2014 08:07:55 PM UTC, 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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    2016-10-11 phcoder Priority5 - Normal => 3 - Low
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    2016-03-02 phcoder Planned ReleaseNone => 2.03+
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    2014-11-30 johnlane Attached File- => Added 0001-Cryptomount-support-LUKS-detached-header.patch, #32576

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