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Old 07-01-2009, 05:30 AM   #1
azza
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command failed:Invalid argument


hi all;
I want to use dm-crypt to encrypt, but I run this command:
cryptsetup -y create maildir /dev/sdb1
I get this message:
Command failed: device-mapper: reload ioctl failed: Invalid argument

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Old 07-01-2009, 10:11 AM   #2
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does /dev/sdb1 exist ?
it must also not be mounted !
 
Old 07-26-2009, 07:12 AM   #3
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Hi did you resolve this?

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