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

Robert Nichols rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net
Wed Feb 10 15:35:48 CET 2016


On 02/10/2016 07:48 AM, Sven Eschenberg wrote:
> BTW: Personally I think that one thing in the blockdevice stack was
> screwed up severely: Always have information on the upper layer in the
> lower layer - That would eliminate most issues. On the lowest layer we
> do have that information (PARTUUID/PARTTYPE), it is just mostly ignored.

It's good that it's ignored.  If anything stopped working just because
I moved a LUKS container to a different partition or device, I would
get rid of LUKS immediately and just use plain dm-crypt.  Adding
unnecessary inter-relationships is a _bad_ thing.

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