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Re: filesystem encryption?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: filesystem encryption?
- From: Seth Arnold <sarnold_(_at_)_willamette_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2000 22:24:00 -0800
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
* sen_ml_(_at_)_eccosys_(_dot_)_com <sen_ml_(_at_)_eccosys_(_dot_)_com> [001105 22:18]:
> i'd like to know as well -- i've looked into using vnconfig, but as
> far as i can tell that works only w/ files, and not whole filesystems.
> it'd be nice to have something that's not a port.
Though, I believe the loopback device could be used to mount a file as a
filesystem, created through vnconfig. Though the one day I tried I got a
kernel panic. I wrote it off to not knowing the differences between raw
devices and their block equivelents, and I didn't persue. :)
> > The swap encryption in 2.8 will be a nice addition though.
You are lucky -- you don't have to wait! :) sen_ml is absolutely right
except for his conviction -- swap encryption *IS* in 2.7. :)
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