[dm-crypt] Efficacy of xts over 1TB

Christoph Anton Mitterer christoph.anton.mitterer at physik.uni-muenchen.de
Mon Jul 26 00:48:39 CEST 2010

On Sun, 2010-07-25 at 17:32 +0200, Arno Wagner wrote:
> 512B * 2 ^64 = 9444 EB = 9.2 * 10^21 B
btw: the 512 bytes... is this always the statical block size in
cryptsetup/dm-crypt or would I have to use e.g. 4K if I have a disk with
such a block size (i.e. does cryptsetup/dm-crytp always use 512b blocks
or does it use the underlying physical block size)?

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