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Re: Changing pass-phrase on dm-crypt'ed disks

Hello Nick,

Nick Boyce <nick@glimmer.adsl24.co.uk> wrote:
> The installer uses 'dm-crypt' to encrypt the drive, rather than the full LUKS 
> system - and 'dm-crypt' generates the encryption key directly from the pass-
> phrase, rather than storing the encryption key in an on-volume "header" 
> protected by the pass-phrase.

Are you sure about that? I’ve set up quite a few systems and it
always used LUKS. You can check with 

# cryptsetup luksDump <device>

Best regards,

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