[dm-crypt] Encrypt all partitions with dm-crypt

Javier Juan Martínez Cabezón tazok.id0 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 06:52:19 CEST 2012


On 19/09/12 06:15, Two Spirit wrote:
> I'm interested in knowing what are some of the trade offs of using the LUKS
> header v not using the LUKS header.Since I assume the content of the
> encrypted data is secure, it doesn't matter if someone knows the data is
> encrypted and has a header and the header only helps in recovery, so I'm
> not quite seeing what would be an advantage of not using LUKS, but from the
> email below, there seems to be some reason.
> 
> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 6:01 AM, Arno Wagner <arno at wagner.name> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 08:21:36AM +0400, Stayvoid wrote:
>>> Hello there,
>>>
>>> Let's move back to the initial questions...
>>>
>>> I'd like to use a plain version of dm-crypt because it doesn't
>>> store a header on a disk. (Yes, I know that LUKS is a recommended
>>> way, but I've already made my choice.)
>>
>> That is fine. I am doing the same in some places.
>>
>>
> 
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