[Whonix-devel] [dm-crypt] Troubleshooting: Header Conversion to argon2id

Ondrej Kozina okozina at redhat.com
Fri Sep 14 10:20:31 CEST 2018

On 09/14/2018 02:21 AM, procmem wrote:
> Guilhem Moulin:
>> On Thu, 13 Sep 2018 at 14:22:00 +0000, procmem wrote:
>>> Ondrej Kozina:
>>>> Well, this sounds like a bug. Could you please provide us with debug
>>>> output for failing command trying to luksConvertKey that particular
>>>> keyslot?
>>> Sure thing but I don't know how to access initramfs command history.
>>> Unlike a booted-up environment there is no opportunity to scroll and
>>> select entire output for saving.
>> You can redirect the output to a file under /run/initramfs.  /run is
>> moved to the rootfs at init-bottom stage, shortly before the execution
>> is turned over to the `init` binary, so content added at early boot
>> stage will also be available later during the boot process.
>> (Again, assuming your initramfs is comes from initramfs-tools, which is
>> the default in Debian — and I guess its derivatives.)
> OK here are the contents of the redirected output:

Are you sure your keyslot 1 is active? The only way I can reproduce the 
same cryptic failure is with my keyslot passed in params being inactive. 
It's a bug because cryptsetup cli should emit proper error message about it.

New issue: https://gitlab.com/cryptsetup/cryptsetup/issues/416


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