[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 20:59:24 CEST 2010


On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 17:55 +0200, Milan Broz wrote:
> I tried to not mix that XTS/XEX 1TB problem with plain IV explanation,
> so it should read "1TB data limit is different problem not related
> to plain/plain64 IV limit"
> (I changed subject to mention IV only - but forgot to mention it.)
> 
> Sorry for confusion:-)
No problem,.. but if there is another problem,... which means one cannot
have >1TB (Rogaway 2004 mentioned by Mario),... we should add that to
the FAQ (that people should not create larger devices), and perhaps give
a warning when doing so...


Thanks,
Chris :)
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