[dm-crypt] Using plain64/plain IV (initialisation vector) in dm-crypt

Christoph Anton Mitterer christoph.anton.mitterer at physik.uni-muenchen.de
Tue Jul 27 16:17:12 CEST 2010


On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 12:47 +0200, Arno Wagner wrote: 
> Yes. My FAQ recomendation is to make a backup, create a new
> container in the target size and then restore the data. I 
> think resizing the filesystem is just too risky otherwise.
Why exactly do you mean? Any other pitfalls than that a user continues
to use plain instead of plain64?
I thought everything else in the LUKS header would be independent of the
amount of storage after it.


Cheers,
Chris.
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