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Re: Support for plain dm-crypt and detached LUKS header

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Support for plain dm-crypt and detached LUKS header
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2017 16:14:24 +0300
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11.02.2017 12:40, Maxim Fomin пишет:
>  Hi!
> After reviewing grub help I see no support for plain dm-crypt, despite
> the fact that LUKS is supported (my understanding is that it is easier
> to implement plain dm-crypt than luks, but may be wrong - in any case
> it is irrelevant). After googling the problem I see that there were
> some patches to support the feature
> (
> but it seems they were not accepted.
> So, what is the state of supporting plain dm-crypt?

Same as before - it is currently not supported. As was discussed, having
separate grub module that implements it would probably be OK with
understanding that user has to configure it manually; full fledged
support including grub-install magic is likely not possible at all.

> Having support for
> plain dm-crypt or detached luks header helps denying that the
> partition is cryptocontainer.
> Best regards,
> Maxim Fomin
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