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SarahS93
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:33 am    Post subject: boot crypted system with keyfile or entering password Reply with quote

is it possible to boot up the system with keyfile and or password
have read for some time anything that keyfile only or password only possible is?
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cryptsetup has 8 key slots which can contain independent key data. See "man cryptsetup", search for "key-slot". You could use the default key slot 0 for the password, and key slot 1 for the keyfile with no password.
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