[arch-projects] [initscripts][RFC] cryptsetup: deprecate old syntax and default to the systemd one

Heiko Baums lists at baums-on-web.de
Wed Jul 11 05:04:16 EDT 2012

Am Wed, 11 Jul 2012 04:33:07 +0200
schrieb teg at jklm.no:

> The new format and the old one cover roughly the same usecases. To the
> best of my knowledge, the only use-case not (yet) supported by
> systemd-cryptsetup, is mounting a removable device and reading
> the key from a file on that device. For this, stick with the old
> syntax (though be careful, it is inherently racy).
> [0]: <http://0pointer.de/public/systemd-man/systemd.unit.html> (note
>      that keyfile-offset support is coming in the next systemd
> version). ---

Do you know what's about reading a key raw from a USB stick by dd? In
the link you posted nothing is mentioned about cryptsetup.


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