[dm-crypt] Data Corruption using cryptsetup luks on ARM arch

Salatiel Filho salatiel.filho at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 11:25:10 CEST 2009


On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 00:35, Arno Wagner <arno at wagner.name> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 07:19:00PM -0300, Salatiel Filho wrote:
>> Where should i report that i get lots of corruption when using
>> cryptsetup on arm architecture ?
>>
>> - Can not use crypted swap , cause page allocator will fail and my
>> programs will start to seg fault.
>> - Some files just get corrupted on copying...
>>
>> Anyone can help me  debug it , so i can report  developers and they
>> can fix this.
>
> If it generally works, but sometimes corrupts, then this
> very likely has nothing to to with dm-crypt. In fact it
> sounds like you have defective hardware, but more detail
> is needed for even a rough guess.
>
I do not think  it is a hardware problem since the disk is  fine and
it works fine in other architectures with no corruption at all. And
the page allocator failure always happens when using crypted swap but
there is no problem when using uncrypted swap.


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