LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-13-2012, 08:59 AM   #1
gorgabal
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2012
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 14

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Unhappy encrypted /home corrupted?


Hi there.

I am having a bit of a problem. I am on a hybrid debian squeeze/wheezy (mostly wheezy, squeeze only for packages that are not in wheezy yet) installation.

So, FGLRX did freeze once again. Had to press the reset button on my desktop.
And now, when i decrypt my /home. There are tons of folders called "ECRYPTFS_FNEK_ENCRYPTED.*" (the * stands for a lot of glibbirsch, different for each folder)

Is there any way to fix this or am i just out of luck? (got a backup ready, but it is already 2 weeks old)
 
Old 05-16-2012, 03:42 AM   #2
phil.d.g
Senior Member
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,192

Rep: Reputation: 101Reputation: 101
Hmm, I rather suspect you're looking at the files still in their encrypted state.

You might try manually mounting your home directory (with ecryptfs) to somewhere else.

Edit:

Oh, please take a backup first.

the output of `mount` would be useful too.

Last edited by phil.d.g; 05-16-2012 at 03:44 AM.
 
Old 05-16-2012, 04:24 PM   #3
gorgabal
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2012
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 14

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
sorry, already replaced it with my backup and configured my system to do no encryption. Was kinda in a hurry duo upcoming deadlines. Thank you for your time.
 
  


Reply

Tags
corrupt, encrypt, home


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tricky Problem with corrupted LUKS-encrypted partition IceDragon Linux - Software 9 07-03-2010 06:43 PM
Encrypted ReiserFS partition corrupted... What now? nitroid Linux - General 1 07-31-2005 03:51 PM
encrypted home directories TomaCzar Slackware 1 05-19-2005 07:00 AM
encrypted home on Slamd64 Phathead Slackware 1 04-29-2005 07:11 AM
Corrupted Home yzrider210 Linux - Newbie 5 11-16-2003 01:34 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:25 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration