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Re: [vox-tech] Et tu, Debian
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Re: [vox-tech] Et tu, Debian

Richard Harke wrote:
> Recent news that some MS users are locked out of their files by a 
> screw up at MSN.
> Well, Debian has me locked out of some files. I have some data in an 
> encrypted
> file system and I use loopback and cryptsetup to get to it. I very 
> recently installed
> lenny for amd64, then today after I installed cryptsetup I found it 
> would not run.
> Error message:
> Command failed: Incompatible libdevmapper 1.02.27 (2008-06-25)(compat) 
> and kernel driver
> There is only one version of libdevmapper on the debian site for 
> stable, testing and unstable.
> There is a different verion of cryptsetup for testing (I'm running 
> stable) but it won't install
> due to other conflicts. Despite the version in the error message, ldd 
> shows that
> cryptsetup is looking for libdevmapper.so.1.02.1
> The debian site gives 1.02.1 as the version of the package but says 
> the library is at
> version 1.02.27
> Can anyone make sense of this?

Try a symlink - I've had to do that on rare occasion, though not with 
this application, and it's worked.  Unless there's a huge difference in 
how the lib is structured, unlikely between 1.02.1 and 1.02.27, it 
should work.


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