[dm-crypt] The future of disk encryption with LUKS2

Sven Eschenberg sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de
Sat Feb 6 20:18:02 CET 2016


Okay, I see, for simple updates a counter could indeed be sufficient to 
ensure consistency by bringing the header with lower counter in sync 
with the other one.

Regards

-Sven

Am 06.02.2016 um 20:09 schrieb Michael Kjörling:
> On 6 Feb 2016 19:56 +0100, from sven at whgl.uni-frankfurt.de (Sven Eschenberg):
>> Hopefully I did not miss any step and yes, it is not THAT
>> complicated as there is no concurrency involved, but the
>> transactions for resizing need to be crafted carefully.
>
> I agree, it gets more complicated when resizing a container. I was
> considering primarily the normal use case of a container that isn't in
> the process of changing its size.
>


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