[dm-crypt] dm-crypt problems with swap

Philipp Deppenwiese deppepgk at rub.de
Sun Jul 4 21:36:48 CEST 2010


i noticed a problem with dm-crypt. If you allocate ram in a loop and you use an encrypted swap partition, the pc freeze for 4 minutes until the kernel kill the proccess.

Normally without an encrypted swap partition you can use the pc and it dont freeze the whole system.

Do a test by yourself:

#include <stdio.h>

int main()

Greets Philipp

Philipp Deppenwiese <deppepgk at rub.de>

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