[dm-crypt] list of supported encryption options for LUKS

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Tue Sep 9 00:38:26 CEST 2014


On Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 00:33:09 CEST, Arno Wagner wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 08, 2014 at 21:42:06 CEST, .. ink .. wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 12:59 PM, Milan Broz <gmazyland at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > But I still think that there should be only few strong predefined
> > > combinations.
> > >
> > >
> > The list of option i am going to support for LUKS volumes is listed below
> > as taken from cryptsetup benchmark list.
> > 
> > First condition is for plain volumes,second condition for luks and the last
> > one is for truecrypt.
> > 
> > https://github.com/mhogomchungu/zuluCrypt/blob/c99841c21a6edeea955106134fd54d5935f8e237/zuluCrypt-gui/createvolume.cpp#L238
> 
> I would add a warning about gcrypt (see FAQ 8.3) for all
> variants with whirlpool. Some people may still use this with
> the broken gcrypt implementation.
> 
> Apart from that, the list looks fine.
> 
> Side-question:
> Are the multi-cipher variants like "twofish:aes.xts-plain64.256.ripemd160"
> something you do yourself? How do you do them? Additional 
> LUKS layers with the same passphrase set-up?

Ah, sorry, they are for TrueCrypt, obviously.

Arno

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